Need O & A Blood

General comments and chit-chat, or tell us how we can improve

Need O & A Blood

Postby tankee » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:35 pm

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) and the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) are calling on O and A blood donors to come forward to donate blood within this week and the next.

In a statement, both agencies said the recent increased hospital utilisation caused by several bleeding emergencies, and reduced support for corporate blood mobiles due to the fasting month, have resulted in a slow recovery of the daily blood supply.

In view of the upcoming long weekend, SRC and HSA aim to ramp up the current blood stocks to meet the daily transfusion needs of patients as well as for bleeding emergencies.

In Singapore, more than 350 units are needed daily to meet the transfusion needs of patients in hospitals. ... 67/1/.html

Site Admin
Posts: 17843
Joined: Tue Jun 30, 2009 4:04 pm
Location: Singapore
Total Likes: 20

Re: Need O & A Blood

Postby BlurBee » Fri Aug 19, 2011 3:14 pm

Wanted to go but never donate before. :oops:

Soar throat also cannot donate? Afraid that wanted to help but in the end cause more problem.

Posts: 7305
Joined: Wed Aug 05, 2009 9:28 am
Total Likes: 1

Re: Need O & A Blood

Postby TwaTau » Fri Aug 19, 2011 3:29 pm

:goodpost: Already done my part in July. Comeon everyone, be generous with your bodily fluid.

Posts: 592
Joined: Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:36 am
Total Likes: 0

Return to Recess Time