Blood Beyond Borders

Blood Beyond Borders

A look at blood disorders through a global lens, from international trends in disease treatment to innovative initiatives in developing countries.

Improving Access to Leukemia Treatment in Brazil

With more than 200 million people, Brazil has the largest population of any South American country and is currently the seventh most populous country...

Volunteering to Improve Cancer Care in Cambodia

Less than a decade ago, when children with cancer arrived at the Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) in Siem Reap in northwest Cambodia, the only treatment available...

International Collaborations Help Improve Pediatric Leukemia Outcomes in the Caribbean

Children around the world can develop leukemia, but a patient’s chance of survival varies greatly based simply on where he or she is born....
MDA Blood Mobiles are dispatched around the country six days per week.

Israel and Palestine Find Common Ground in Blood Services

The borders between Israelis and Palestinians are among the most formidable in the world. The walls are high, the guards on both sides are...

International Partnerships Lead to Strides in Pediatric Leukemia in El Salvador

Although acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) is relatively rare, it is the most common cancer diagnosed in children, representing approximately one-quarter of cancers diagnosed in...

Malaria and Thalassemia in the Mediterranean Basin

In 1949, British scientist John Burdon Sanderson Haldane made a novel connection between red cell disorders and malaria: The genetic mutations that lead to...

Current Issue

October 2020 Volume 6, Issue 12

This issue examines racism in the U.S. health care system, discusses the FDA's newly loosened blood donation restrictions, and more.

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