Selangor Journal
Collected blood bags being stored by a National Blood Centre health worker. — Picture by BERNAMA

National Blood Centre makes urgent appeal for donors

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — The National Blood Centre is appealing for blood donations from members of the public, especially those with blood type A and B, to meet daily demands in hospitals.

In a statement today, the centre pointed out that with the Covid-19 situation faced by the country now, blood reserves are now more required.

“Regular blood donation is important to meet daily blood demands.

“Carry out your social responsibility to help save patients in need,” the centre made the call in a statement.

Those who wish to donate can do so at the centre or a blood bank nearby, or check out blood donation service locations, organised by the centre, through the link http://pdn.gov.my/index.php?option=com_jevents&v.

The National Blood Centre in Jalan Tun Razak is open Monday to Friday, from 7.30am to 8pm, while on Saturday and Sunday, from 8am to 6pm.

Operation hours at the Midvalley Donation Suite, Mid Valley Mega Mall, is from Monday to Sunday (10am to 9pm) while the Puspanita Blood Donation Suite, Puspanitapuri in Putrajaya opens from Monday to Sunday (10am to 6pm).

— Bernama

 

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