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Inauguration for the 9th Lactarium in Switzerland

With the support of the Department of Health and Social Action (DSAS) of the State of Vaud, the CHUV and Transfusion Interregionale CRS (Swiss Red Cross) have joined forces to create the CHUV’s lactarium, the first in French-speaking Switzerland, which opens its doors on May 18, 2022. Safe, fair and sustainable, this milk bank collects and processes donor milk for at-risk newborns hospitalised in the Neonatology Department of the CHUV, a reference center for very premature babies. . After a pilot phase and safety adjustments, donor milk is now ready to be administered to newborns.

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