The importance of the blood groups in regards to the health of an individual is enormous. Some blood groups are more susceptible to certain diseases than others; the information from this study will help in proper sensitization, medical diagnosis, genetic information, genetic counselling, prevention and treatment of certain disease that could be more prevalent and severe within this region like malaria. This will also contribute to the blood banking services and transfusion medicine. More awareness about blood group should be created among the rural dwellers as this will go a long way in reducing the occurrence of Rh-negative among individuals in the society since the susceptibility and severity of certain diseases is dependent on blood groups, individuals found with such blood groups should be enlightened on how to get more conscious about their health.
Last date updated on September, 2014