Indian-Origin South African Is Head Of Global Blood Service


An Indian-origin South African has become the first person from the African continent to head a global organisation of medicine professionals working for the safety of blood transfusion worldwide.

Ravi Reddy, currently the Chief Operations Officer of the South African National Blood Service (SANBS), will head the International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT), headquartered in Amsterdam. Although Reddy has been credited with transforming the safety of blood donation and transfer in South Africa with its very high incidence of HIV/AIDS, he has insisted that this was a team effort by the staff of SANBS.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the person, who has become the first person from the African continent to head a global organisation of medicine professionals working for the safety of blood transfusion worldwide?
Source – Times of India


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