Help the refugees

If you move around the world by choice, consider helping those forced from their homes by conflict. Donate to the UN Refugee Agency today.

Home News Urgent appeal for blood donors

Urgent appeal for blood donors

Published on 22/03/2005

22 March 2005

BRUSSELS – The Belgian Red Cross has made an urgent appeal for blood donors after a six percent drop in reserves.

The charity has warned there has been a significant fall in all blood stocks, but in particular in the A and O groups.

The Red Cross has now issued an urgent appeal for donors, asking people to go to transfusion centres or mobile blood banks.

To become a blood donor you must be between 18 and 65 and weigh over 50 kg.

More information

http://www.transfusion.be

[Copyright Expatica 2005]

Subject: Belgian news