Blood donation drives to help replenish supply

Hakim Hayat

The Blood Donation Centre is now in need of all blood types for blood transfusions at all government hospitals, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said yesterday.

The public especially those with blood type AB, are called on to make donation at one of the three drives to be held next week in collaboration with different companies.

The first drive will be held on January 19 at Burger King, Citis Square in Berakas from 10am to 2pm; and on January 21 at TRICOR (B) Sdn Bhd, Wisma Jaya, Jalan Pemancha in the capital from 10am to 2pm. The final drive of the week will be on January 23 at Golden Bowling, The Airport Mall in Berakas from 10am to 2pm.

Donors are reminded to scan their BruHealth QR Code and maintain physical distancing during the campaigns.

Those who wish to make an appointment to donate blood can call the Blood Donation Centre at 2242424 ext 5745/6001/6002 or email [email protected]