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10.01.2017 - 13: 26

In Cyprus, the acute shortage of blood

Blood Bank of Cyprus called for swift action, after the past three days only in Nicosia were spent 250 blood bag, resulting in donor stocks are at dangerously low levels.

Despite a good turnout to donate blood in anticipation of the holidays, it is now a shortage of donated blood, due to the large number of accidents that have occurred in recent years.

Unfortunately, the last three days have created an incredible deficit. The circumstances were dire, numerous traffic accidents and frequent aneurysm greatly exacerbated the situation, said the deputy head of the blood bank cut Menelaus.

"Many patients expect blood transfusions, so necessary for their health" - said Menelaus.

"We urge people to come and prolong life," - he added.

Nicosia Engomi Health Centre +34 91 501 47 49 7: 30 - 20: 00
Limassol General Hospital Blood Bank +34 91 501 47 49 7: 30 - 18: 00
Larnaca General Hospital Blood Bank +34 91 501 47 49 7: 30 - 14: 00
Famagusta General Hospital Blood Bank +34 91 501 47 49 7: 30 - 14: 00

A source: CypLIVE

Author: Anna Dimitrakis

Tags: Cyprus Health

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