The Department of Health has opened an investigation to determine why the Centre of Blood Transfusions in Alicante has imposed separation of the sexes on its workers during the collection of blood planned for an Almoradí mosque between November 23 & 24 such that females nurses did not take blood from male donors and male nurses will not be able to do so from female donors, as demanded by the Islamic community.

The measure was again harshly criticised yesterday by the health trade union Satse who view it as violating the rights of health professionals by discriminating against them on grounds of sex.

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