Dominican Republic blood deficit exceeds 200,000 pints, reports director of the SRSM

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Santo Domingo, DR The shortage of blood in the Dominican Republic exceeds 200,000 pints, according to the director of the Regional Metropolitan Health Service (SRSM), Dr. Edisson Feliz Feliz, who revealed the data during the inauguration of the voluntary donation day organized by the institution he directs. Feliz Feliz indicated that since March 2020, as a result of the impact of the pandemic, the donation of the important liquid began to become “irregular” due to the fact that volunteers stopped attending. Based on this, the health specialist explained that the SRSM organized the operation that will take place at its facilities from this Tuesday, November 16 through Friday, November 19, 2021, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. “With a view to strengthening access to safe blood, the Metropolitan Regional Health […]