The Japanese Red Cross Society has turned away a dozen Myanmar residents wanting to donate blood, saying HIV risk-assessment interviews cannot be effectively conducted with foreigners, a group representing Myanmar residents said Thursday.
Members of the League for Democracy in Burma visited a blood donation depot on June 17 in Toshima Ward, Tokyo, hoping to perform a good deed prior to the June 19 birthday of Myanmar’s prodemocracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, they said. One of the members speaks Japanese.
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