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PRBC hosts ‘Blood for Mom’ event



PHUKET: The Phuket Regional Blood Center (PRBC) is celebrating HM Queen Sirikit’s 83rd birthday with a special blood donation event.

‘Blood for Mom’ will take place at the PRBC in Phuket Town on August 12. Early donors will receive a complimentary t-shirt.

“Currently we have 515 units of blood on hand,” PRBC Chief Pornthip Rattajak said. “However, we would like to have as much as possible, as we are likely to have more accidents during monsoon season.”

As it is a special occasion, the PRBC, who normally only take donations on Phuket, are hosting a blood donation event on August 7 in Krabi as well.

Those interested in donating blood can also do so at one of the mobile donation clinics to be set up around the island. Dates and locations are as follows:

August 3: Patong Hospital Phuket, Kathu, 1pm-4pm

August 4: Sea Pearl Villas Phuket, Kathu, 1pm-4pm

August 5: Kalima Resort and Spa [Kalimmax room], Kathu, 1pm-4pm
Swissotel Resort Phuket , Kathu, 1pm-4pm

August 6: King Carl Kustaf [3nd floor] Bangkok Phuket Hospital, Muang, 1pm-5pm

August 7: Krabi Governor House, Muang, Krabi, 8.30am-2pm

August 11: JW Marriott Resort and Spa Phuket, Talang, 1pm-4pm

August 12: Phuket Regional Blood Center, Muang, 8.30am-4.30pm

August 13: Homepro Village [Chalong branch], Muang, 12pm-4pm

August 14: Phuket Rajabhat University, Muang, 8.30am-3.30pm

August 18: Phuket Panwa Beach Front Resort, Muang, 1pm-4pm

August 20: Chengtalay Subdistrict Administrative Organization, Thalang, 10am-3pm

August 25: Phuket Wittayalai Sschool, Muang, 9am-3pm

August 27: The Naka Phuket , Kathu, 1pm-4pm

The PRBC is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm; on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30am to 8:00pm; and on Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 9am to 3:00pm.

For more information, contact the PRBC at 076-251178, or send an email to:

— Thanaphon Phromthong


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