Blood services appeals for donations amid shortages

Photo shows the global youth blood donation camp held in 2019. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Maldives Blood Services has requested the public for donations of O positive and B positive blood.

The service made the request since shortages of blood supply was being faced amid the situation with Covid-19 in the Maldives. MBS stated that the blood stock in the blood bank was running low, especially with O and B positive blood.

The service will be open from 8:00 to 15:00 on weekdays. Blood donations can be made during the time.

The service received a large number of donations after a previous request due to shortages faced.