global-blood-shortage_optReports reaching our Newsroom today is that a crisis is looming at Hospitals throughout the country.

Various institutions are presently facing a blood shortage.

Medical Director of the South West Regional health Authority Dr. Anand Chattergoon revealed that they were aware of the situation.

He disclosed that discussions were had with the Chief Medical officer in the Ministry of Health and he assured that the situation would receive immediate attention.

He made the comments in an interview with News Power Now this morning.

Reports also indicate that Re agents is at the heart of the situation.

Dr. Chattergoon explained that Re agents is needed to test the blood before use.

Medical Director of the South West Regional Health Authority, Dr. Anand Chattergoon