NBSZ Lines Up Festive Season Blood Drives

THE National Blood Services of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) kicked off its festive season national blood drive campaign which aims among other things to beef up stocks and raise awareness on the blood situation in the country  ahead of the forthcoming festive season.   By Michael Gwarisa The festive season is usually associated with huge demand for blood due to the high road traffic accidents associated with the period. NBSZ activated the blood drives with a campaign event in Chitungwiza at Seke 1 High School yesterday, November 1, 2018. Speaking on the…

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Blood Bank Adequately Stocked For Free Blood Initiative

THE free blood initiative being spearheaded by the ministry of health and child care in partnership with the National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) kicks off in a few days amidst indications that the blood bank has enough stock to sustain the program. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking in an interview with HealthTimes, NBSZ Public Affairs manager, Esther Massundah said all  was is place for the free blood initiative which commences July, 1 2018 across all public hospitals while for private hospitals, the user fees remain at $120. “NBSZ is prepared for the…

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