By Anees Teladia The Western Cape Blood Service is urgently calling for donations as their blood stock levels continue to fall. The service is currently at a low stock level of two days – three days less than their desired maintenance level. While the winter season has a strong negative[…]
By Tauhierah Salie The Western Cape Blood Service is appealing to all Muslims to recommence blood donations now that the month of Ramadan has passed. Corporate Public Relations Officer for The Western Cape Blood Service, Michelle Vermeulen says that despite the fact that 75% of the Western Cape’s population will[…]
By Wardah Wilkinson Many people are focusing on fancy feasts for the festive season, relaxing, finding the perfect gift for family and friends, and spending time with their loved ones. Sadly, the festive season is still a season where the day to day demands of life continue, including doctors who[…]
In recent weeks, a drug trend has emerged in South Africa, causing concern within communties. While Nyaope has for years been spreading within the country, particularly within townships, aptly called “Bluetooth”, the new trend refers to a method where drug users inject themselves with the blood of another person who[…]
The Western Province Blood Transfusion service (WPBTS) has made an urgent appeal for locals to donate blood, amidst an expected increase in festive season accidents that may deplete the current blood stocks. With the holiday season drawing to a close in the coming weeks, the country’s roads are expected to[…]
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