Blood short­age in East­ern Cape

The Herald (South Africa) - - News - Estelle El­lis

The East­ern Cape has a short­fall of 2,015 units of blood, Maryke Har­ris of the South African Na­tional Blood Ser­vice said on Thurs­day.

She was speak­ing at the an­nual SANBS me­dia break­fast.

“It is a cri­sis but also an op­por­tu­nity to make peo­ple aware,” she said.

Har­ris said the ser­vice had reached its ob­jec­tive to re­cruit more black donors. –

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