Call for blood donations
- Published: 17 Jan 2012 at 14.38
- Online news:
The Thai Red Cross Society has issued a plea for the public to donate blood because the amount held in store has dropped since the beginning of this month.
Soysa-ang Pikulsod, director of the National Blood Centre, said the supply was now limited to only 1,500-2,000 units of blood per day. Since the beginning of January year the amount of blood received from donors has dropped to about 1,200 units per day.
At the same time, the needs of more than 100 hospitals in Bangkok and other provinces had gone up to about 4,000 units per day.
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