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Low blood supply in Jakarta: PMI

  • The Jakarta Post

| Mon, August 6 2012 | 09:39 am

PREMIUM JAKARTA: The Jakarta office of the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) has reported a shortage of blood as less people were willing to donate blood during Ramadhan.

Head of PMI Jakarta Salimar Salin said that currently, PMI Jakarta stocked only 227 bags of blood per day, much lower than the ideal 800 to 1,000 bags a day.

“The demand for blood is very high, reaching 1,000 to 1,100 bags per d...