Myanmar National Blood Center Launches Mobile App for Blood Donors

Dr. Thida Aung of the National Blood Bank introduced an Android Application for blood donation and the Ma Lin War War Zaw of the application design group explained about the application.

Afterwards, the Union Minister, the region minister and heads of departments presented document of honors to those who assisted in the creation of the application.

Source: Ministry of Information, Myanmar




India Short of 2Mil Blood Donations in 2016-2017

Government figures for 2016-17 show they were running a shortage of up to 2 million units, and more than a million units are discarded every year because the blood does not meet quality parameters or deteriorates during storage.

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation