Rwanda Rallies Behind Zim’s World Blood Donor Day Campaign

THE Rwanda Blood Transfusion Service has applauded Zimbabwe’s decision to unpack the World Blood Donor Day campaign alongside its Cyclone Idai project Idai where the National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) will provide financial support among other essentials to the Cyclone hit areas. By Michael Gwarisa In a solidarity message, Head of the Rwanda Blood Transfusion Services, Dr Gatare Swaibu said there is need to raise awareness for the need for regular blood donations to ensure communities have adequate blood stocks and Zimbabwe, through its World Blood Donor Day campaign…

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Zim Has Enough Blood Stocks

THE country has enough blood stocks to sustain the national demand, contrary to media reports that the blood bank was facing acute blood shortages, National Blood Service of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) Public Affairs Manager, Ms Esther Massundah has said. By Michael Gwarisa In a statement, Ms Massundah said blood has a shelf life of 42 days and therefore it can only be normal for the blood bank to maintain a five day supply of blood every week and this does not mean there is a shortage. “Following a series of inquiries,…

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Valentines Blood Drive Lives Up To Billing

BLOOD donors today thronged National Blood Services of Zimbabwe (NBSZ) blood clinics dotted around the country to give blood under the Valentines Blood drive campaign. By Michael Gwarisa According to a survey done by HealthTimes, as early as 8:00 am, blood donors had already come through to give blood at Joina City branch and the NBSZ Mazowe branch in Harare. In an interview on the side-lines of the Blood drive, NBSZ Public Affairs Manager, Ms Esther Massundah said the Valentines blood drive was one of the many campaigns lined up…

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