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Bomb explosions in Bangkok: Thai Red Cross issues urgent plea for blood donation

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Thai Red Cross issues urgent plea for blood donation
The Nation

BANGKOK: -- The Red Cross Society issued an urgent plea for the people to donate blood Tuesday as a lot of blood supplies are needed for 77 victims of the explosion at the Rajprasong Intersection.

The bomb exploded at 6:55 pm.

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/breakingnews/Thai-Red-Cross-issues-urgent-plea-for-blood-donati-30266786.html

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-- The Nation 2015-08-18

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Thailand with nearly 70 million inhabitants does not have blood reserves for 70 people??????? 4th world country.

Maybe, the Red Cross in Thailand should engage a little more in normal times instead of driving around in new suits, with expensive cars, etc.

I have O-Neg and they refused my donation twice already, not even understanding what I meant when I said my blood is sometimes very much needed... TIT

Thai Red Cross do not accept NEW blood donors above the age of 55.

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Thailand with nearly 70 million inhabitants does not have blood reserves for 70 people??????? 4th world country.

Maybe, the Red Cross in Thailand should engage a little more in normal times instead of driving around in new suits, with expensive cars, etc.

I have O-Neg and they refused my donation twice already, not even understanding what I meant when I said my blood is sometimes very much needed... TIT

Thai Red Cross do not accept NEW blood donors above the age of 55.

Didn't know that. Any specific reason given? Blood from people above 55 years old needing too much filtering, lacking strength, any other nonsense reason?

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How do you find your local blood donation place ?

Is there a central website that lists locations and times ?

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Thai Red Cross in BKK refused me last year due to my having lived in the UK prior to 1996 (due to BSE/Mad Cow Disease concerns). I don't know if they still apply this or have changed their guidelines

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ERAWAN BOMB EXPLOSION
People flock to donate blood following bomb blast


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BANGKOK: -- Hundreds of people line up at the national blood donation centre at Thai Red Cross Society headquarters on Rama IV road following the fatal bomb blast on Ratchaprasong intersection near the Erawan Shrine on Monday night.

The explosion killed at least 20 and wounded dozens others. The injured people, including foreigners, are receiving treatment at many Bangkok hospitals.

The donation centre receives blood on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 4.30am; on Tuesday and Thursday from 7.30am to 7.30pm and on weekends and holidays from 8.30am to 3.30pm.

Source: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/national/People-flock-to-donate-blood-following-bomb-blast-30266832.html

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-- The Nation 2015-08-18

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Thailand with nearly 70 million inhabitants does not have blood reserves for 70 people??????? 4th world country.

Little you seem to know about the workings of blood transfusion centres.

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I live in Chiang Mai but just tell me where i can donate blood?

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I live in Chiang Mai but just tell me where i can donate blood?

go to a karaoke bar and refuse to pay the bill

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