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Wednesday 2 March 2016

Save the Children Donates Blood: Responding to a Noble Call

News recently rocked the country that blood banks and hospitals have been experiencing acute shortages of blood. As a result, preventable deaths have been occurring at hospitals.

Recently at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), the second largest referral hospital in the country – thousands of people have been in need of blood. There were 19 avoidable deaths at KCH over the course of a weekend in mid February, largely due to a shortage of blood.