# OF AVAILABLE BLOOD BANKS IN SYRIA:
- Primary blood banks that offer whole blood only with rapid tests existed in 82 hospitals out of 113 distributed in Syria, as depicted below.
- Advanced blood Banks, which provide components of blood plasma and packed red blood cells, were just found in six hospitals. It should be noted, however, that the survey also examined the advanced blood banks, located outside the hospitals, and are depicted in the map.
The complete information about advanced blood banks, available in Syria, outside the framework of hospitals is depicted in the following map. There were 3 advanced blood banks found outside the hospitals in all regions