Blood bank appeals for more donation

Lyna Mohamad & Rokiah Mahmud

The Blood Donation Centre of the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital is in need of O positive, A positive and AB positive blood types.

The centre is appealing to the public for blood donation.

There will be a blood donation campaign at Knowledge Hub of Anggerek Desa Technology Park on March 4 from 10am-3pm.

On March 6, Unicorp Sdn Bhd will also host a blood donation drive from 10am-3pm at Lot 64 of Beribi Industrial Estate.

For information or to book a slot, contact the Blood Donation Centre at 2242424 ext 5745/6001/6002 or e-mail to bloodbank@moh.gov.bn.

Meanwhile, 55 pints were collected at a blood donation campaign organised by University Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Corporation Sdn Bhd at the Core Lecture Theatre on Monday.

UBD Corporation General Manager Mohd Iswandi bin Maaruf said the initiative is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme and more of such event will be organised in the near future to create awareness and save lives.

Donors at the blood drive. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD