A BLOOD donation campaign was held at the Blood Donation Centre at Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital recently. Organised by the Centre, the blood donation was participated by members of the public, in which 20 people donated their blood during the first session. The Centre further urged members of the public to come forward and donate their blood to this life saving and worthy cause. According to the Centre, 50 units of blood are required daily for the treatment of patients with various diseases and ailments that included surgeries, thalassemia, leukemia and trauma.
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