Muscat: Oman Blood Bank has urged the public to donate blood as a result of a shortage during the holy month.
In a statement, the department said, "Due to the shortage of blood donations during Ramadan, the Central Blood Bank in Bausher calls on donors to urgently donate today."
The Ramadan Blood donation drive at the Central Blood Bank in Bousher will be conducted during the evenings from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm and in the mornings from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm on all weekdays except Fridays and Saturdays.
The Department of Blood Bank Services also announced the dates and location of their Ramadan blood donation campaign.
Tuesday, 14 May
Hay Al Iz Mosque (Al Mabaila North)
Al Wahab Mosque ( Al Amerat)
Wednesday, 15 May
Sultan Said Bin Taimur Mosque ( Al Khuwair)
Hay Al Khawthar (Al Khoud sixth District)
Sunday, 19 May
Al Rasool Al A’dham Mosque (Muttrah)
There is a designated bus that will receive male blood donations, an an area with female medical staff will be available specifically to take female donations.
Monday, 20 May
Al Khoud Mosque ( Al Khoud Market)
Ahl Al Quran Mosque (Al Ansab)
Tuesday, 21 May
Al Haq Mosque (Al Mawalih)
Jabir bin Zayd Mosque (Wadi Kabir)
Wednesday, 22 May
Sayyid Tariq bin Taimur (Al Khoud)
Al Julanda bin Majid Mosque (Al Khould sixth district)
Sunday, 26 May
Beach Street (Muttrah)
Al Wafa Mosque ( Al Mabaila)
Monday, 27 May
Seeb Market (Next to Abna Fraish Centre)
Nesto Hypermarket (Al Hail)
Tuesday, 28 May
Al Khould Market (Next to Al Waleed Pharmacy)
Lulu Hypermarket (Al Amerat)