Running Out Of Blood Type O, National Blood Centre Is Calling Blood Donor To Come Forward

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The national blood centre is running out of blood type O and the Ministry of Health is urging Malaysians for help. National Blood Centre tweeted that they open from 30th July to 2nd August 2020 for donations at these locations:

Picture: National Blood Center

Pusat Darah Negara, Jalan Tun Razak

Telephone: 03-26132688

30th July 2020 (Thursday)

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

31st July 2020 – 2nd August 2020

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Pusat Darah Negara Donation Suite, Midvalley Megamall

Telephone: 03-22800349

30th July 2020 – 2nd August 2020 (Thursday – Sunday)

10:00 Am – 9:00 PM

Suite Derma Darah Puspanita, Presint 10 Putrajaya

Telephone: 03-88810084

30th July 2020 – 2nd August 2020 (Thursday-Sunday)

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

There are a few requirements that you need to fulfil before you donate your blood.

  1. Aged between 18 and 60 years old (for those less than 18, written consent from parents or legal guardian is required).
  2. Bodyweight of at least 45 kg.
  3. In good physical and mental health with no chronic medical illness.
  4. Not on long term medications and has not been intoxicated by alcohol within 24 hours prior to donation.
  5. Should not be fasting and have had enough sleep (more than 5 hours) the night before donating.
  6. Has been staying in Malaysia for at least one year (for non-citizen).

If you think you are perfect for this, please donate and become a blood donor as you could save many lives especially for those who really need it.

Source: Pusat Darah Negara

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