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EMERGENCY CALL FOR VOLUNTARY BLOOD DONORS:….
Following Tuesday’s unfortunate disaster in the capital Accra and similar reports from other parts of the country and the subsequent passionate appeal by the Hon. Minister of Health, Mr. Alex Segbefia for people to donate blood in support of the victims, the National Blood Service, Ghana wishes to inform the general public that the following centres have been prepared for the emergency blood donation exercise.
IN ACCRA YOU CAN DONATE AT
1. National Blood Service headquarters, behind Korle-bu ECG office or adjacent the GCB Bank
2. Ridge Hospital
3. 37 Military Hospital
4. Police Hospital and at the Korle-Bu Blood bank.
Contact the following numbers for directions.
1. Mr. Michael Sottie Korle-Bu–0244 760257/03026637012/0503021513
2. Roja, Ridge Hospital – 0243 41 69 80
3. Mr. Ologah, 37 Military hospital – 0242 656070

 

CENTRAL REGION
CENTRAL REGIONAL HOSPITALS
1. Martin Ampofo 0244641914
2. Veronica Acquah – 0243455109

 

ASHANTI REGION
KOMFO ANOKYE TEACHING HOSPITAL
1. Peter Boateng – 0201641369
2. Francis Nketia – 0208492158
3. Kwame Asenso – 0506999969
WESTERN REGION (AFIA NKWANTA REGIONAL HOSPITAL
1. Blay Cudjoe – 0208297312 / 0507400740
2. Emile Anonu – 0243 757364
SUNYANI – BRONG AHAFO REGION (REGIONAL HOSPITAL
1. George Annor – 0244674909

VOLTA REGION (REGIONAL HOSPITAL)
Hohoe – 0240955591
Ho – 0247449582

 

EASTERN REGIONAL HOSPITAL
1. 0267663772 / 0244537767
2. 0242359446

 

UPPER WEST (Wa and Nandom Hospitals)
1. 0208390312 / 0274524192

 

BOLGATANGA Regional Hospital
1. 0204143400 / 0244533813
The following requirements are to be followed if you want to donate blood.
• You must be 17 years and above (60 years)
• Eat before you donate
• You must be 50 kg and above
• You must be healthy
• After blood donation exercise, you can go back to your normal duty except those who are engaged in vigorous activities.
The National Blood Service would like to also inform hospitals and clinics with emergency cases to contact the Blood Service immediately for blood supply.
You can also visit our website www.nbsghana.org for more information.

 

Signed.
Stephen Addai-Baah
PRO, National Blood Service, Ghana