The mission of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia - Blood Bank Services is “Community based on humanitarian principle enhance culture of voluntary blood donation by education and collect blood

100% from voluntary non-remunerated blood donors and give Sustainable and continuous services that

meet the demand of health institutions in the country by providing adequate, safe and quality assured

blood & blood products.” which can be fulfilled by those strategically established Blood Bank services.


The NBBS mission will be achieved by:

  • Collection of blood from voluntary non-remunerated Blood donors as embodied in the Code of Ethics and Principles of Blood Donation and Transfusion of the ISBT (General Assembly of ISBT,Sep5, 2006)
  • Adhering to Standard for Blood transfusion service in Ethiopia
  • Testing protocols that ensure blood donated is safe for transfusion (Transfusion Transmissible Infections and blood group).
  • Processing of blood into components.