Due to a shortage of blood supply in the last few days, the Ministry is requesting individuals in the Suva subdivision to consider blood donations at the CWM blood bank.
The medical superintendent of the CWM hospital Dr Jemesa Tudravu has appealed to the public for blood donations to assist patients requiring urgent blood transfusions.
“The Blood unit at the Ministry of Health and Medical Services usually conducts blood drives but sometimes the demand is high and we need immediate donations to cater for the need.
“People can visit the blood unit at the CWM Hospital where they will be assisted by the staff for their donations,” Dr Tudravu said.
The Ministry of Health and Medical Services conveys its most sincere appreciation to people who have on numerous occasions voluntarily given blood during blood drives. It pledges for greater public support in terms of reaching out to strengthen blood services to save many more live.