Phnom Penh’s National Blood Transfusion Center (NBTC) has dropped to its lowest level of the year, with only 10 units in stock and doctors relying heavily on patients’ family members and friends to donate in emergency situations, health officials said Thursday. NBTC Director Dr. Hok Kim Cheng said that the blood bank was in desperate need of replenishment and that there was nowhere near enough blood in stock to meet current demand. “We are experiencing a very critical shortage of blood, and blood is urgently needed,” Dr. Kim Cheng said. “We only have 10 units of blood. We
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