Lesotho: Major Crisis As Blood Bank Runs Dry

A blood shortage of crisis proportions looms this festive season amid revelations that the Lesotho Blood Transfusion Services (LBTS) has only got 20 blood units sourced from Mokoanyane Barracks in Maseru yesterday.

This means that the LBTS can only cater for 20 patients before its stock completely runs out.

This was revealed by the LBTS’ Principal Laboratory Technician, Khotso Kalake, in an interview with the Lesotho Times yesterday.

The LBTS has been facing challenges in collecting enough blood…

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