Monday, July 7, 2014

The Shortage Of Triple Blood Bags Caused A Shortage Of Blood Platelets In Most Of The Blood Banks

There's a severe shortage of Triple Blood Bags which  use to take  blood from blood donors   in the majority of Blood Banks throughout the island these days according to the  Government Nursing Officers Association.

The Blood Banks in peradeniya,kandy,matara,hambanthota,ratnapura,ampara,kurunagala are affected severely with the shortage of three layer triple blood bags the nursing officers association has pointed out.due to this shortage Blood Platelets which are derived from blood by using these bags are also out of stock in several blood banks the association has stated.

As there's a Dengue Epidemic in most parts of the island blood platelets are need to transfuse to these patients the president of the nursing officers association Saman Rathnapriya has said.therefore he  has urged the health authorities to distribute this all important  Triple Blood Bags to the blood banks with immediate effect he has stressed.

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