China to recruit blood donors for Olympics

April 25th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin  

Beijing, April 25 (Xinhua) China will recruit 100,000 volunteer blood donors for the Olympic Games, officials said Friday. Liu Jiang, director of the municipal blood donation office here, said the recruitment of the volunteers would end by the end of July.

The city also plans to establish a bank of rare blood types with 1,000 people. A blood platelet bank with 10,000 people will also be set up for the Games.

The volunteers will be recruited from all the 18 districts and counties of the city.

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