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Namibia: Blood Services Appeals for Donations Ahead of Festive Season

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Namibia Blood Transfusion Services (NamBTS) this week said it is in dire need of blood supplies and is appealing to all eligible blood donors to donate before the holiday season kicks off.

"NamBTS is facing one of their toughest times and we are requesting all eligible blood donors to donate leading up to the festive season, new year and beyond," said Zita Tobin Manager, Donor Recruitment and PR at NAMBTS in a statement.

Tobin said all blood types are requested, in particular, O type donors are needed and blood type B as these blood types are under constant demand and prone to a shortfall during the December and January period.

Medical Director of NamBTS Dr von Finckenstein, said blood products

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