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From donation to distribution

From donation to distribution

DONATION

 
Pre-screened nursing mothers collect and freeze their milk at home, then send it to Héma-Québec at regular intervals.
 
 

TESTING

 
Biochemical tests are conducted on the milk received.
 
 

PASTEURIZATION

 
The milk is pasteurized to eliminate viruses and bacteria.
 
 

PROCESSING AND STORAGE

 
Once pasteurized, milk supplies undergo microbiological testing and are then stored in a freezer.
 
 

DISTRIBUTION

 
The milk is sent to hospitals to provide treatment to extremely preterm infants.

 

 

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