Blood shortage due to staff strike in India

Against the daily supply of 50 to 60 units till a week ago, the IHBT Department is able to supply about 20 units for emergency cases only. Of the 11 employees at the department, six are on strike. “The Department of IHBT was forced to cancel two blood donation camps because of the shortage of staff,” said Dr RN Maharishi, head of the department.

Source: The Tribune