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Voluntary blood donations rising in Oman

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
The total amount of blood donated annually in Muscat is approximately 25,084 units. Photos-Times of Oman
‘Replacement donations’ are being phased out and substituted by voluntary blood donations, says a medic from the Ministry of Health

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