Ministry calls on blood donors to avoid shortage in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Director of the Department of Blood Transfusion Services at the Ministry of Health (MoH) Dr Reem Al-Radwan said that there is a lack of citizens and residents donating blood, stressing they need more blood donators. Radwan said in a press statement carried by Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) yesterday that bad weather caused the cancellation of some blood donation campaigns, pointing out that the blood supply is still ‘good’ but to avoid any shortage, donations are required for operations and helping cancer patients. Work continues in the Central Blood Bank at Jabriya on Sunday to Thursday 7 am to 9 pm, Friday 1 pm to 7 pm and Saturday at 7 am to 7 pm.

Blood donation continues in Al-Adan Hospital, Jahraa Hospital, National Guard Branch, Hamad Al-Humaidhi Center, Sheikha Al-Siraoui Shuwaikh, Al-Abdalrazak Hospital Branch at 8:00 am to 1:00 pm and Al-Adan Hospital Branch from Sunday to Thursday at 8 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 8 pm.

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