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Iran offers 2000 blood unites aid to Pakistan
Amid concerns over the shortages of blood caused by floods in Pakistan, Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization expresses its readiness to provide 2000 blood unites for those in desperate need of blood.
Amid concerns over the shortages of blood caused by floods in Pakistan, Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization expresses its readiness to provide 2000 blood unites for those in desperate need of blood.
This offer has been welcomed by WHO Eastern Mediterranean Office.
The Islamic Republic, which was among the first countries to send aid to the flood-hit Pakistan, has so far dispatched over 500 tons of humanitarian aid to its eastern neighbor.
While the need for blood is steady for Thalassemia and hemophilia patients, it is estimated that widespread flood coincided with Ramadan prevent blood donors to donate timely and adequately.
Weeks of floods have devastated around 20 per cent of Pakistan and left more than 1,700 people dead.