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Thai Red Cross ‘Missing Type’ project urges donors to give blood more often

Only 55 per cent of blood donors give blood annually, with just 8 per cent of them doing so every three months, the director of the Thai Red Cross Society’s National Blood Centre said on Tuesday. Ubonwan Jaroonruengrit said this was a major reason behind the country’s growing shortage during a period of rising demand for blood. Hoping that people would donate their blood more often – at least twice a year – she said the Thai Red Cross Society had launched a project called “Missing Type” to increase public awareness about the importance of blood donations. The project – a collaboration between the Thai Red Cross Society and the Alliance of Blood Operators, a non-profit organisation – will see people removing the blood-type letters A, B and O from their names, signage or logos at 11.11am on June 11 and placing them along with the hashtag #missingtypeTH. The aim is... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Thai Red Cross ‘Missing Type’ project urges donors to give blood more often, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'Samui Times'. Thank you Thai Red Cross ‘Missing Type’ project urges donors to give blood more often

 

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