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Hormozgan Facing Blood Shortage

Hormozgan Facing Blood Shortage Hormozgan Facing Blood Shortage

Blood transfusion authorities in Hormozgan Province have called on the public to donate blood as the southern province faces a severe blood shortage. Iman Zare’ei, director of the provincial Blood Transfusion Department, said Hormozgan has to grapple with a deficit in its blood banks every summer. “The daily demand for blood here is between 120 and 160 units,” he said, stressing that the province is in particular need of O negative and B negative blood types. Every unit of blood is roughly equal to 525 milliliters. One unit of blood has the potential to save up to three lives.

 

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