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someone who gives blood to be used for transfusions

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The prevalence of HIV among blood donors of Albanian populations was nearly similar to the present study while it was comparatively higher (0.
And it's vital the blood donor community reflects the diversity of the population because blood types vary across communities and patients need well-matched blood.
A van missing the letters A, B and O, as the Missing Type campaign aims to encourage people to become blood donors
World Blood Donor Day has been celebrated annually since 2004, with the aim of improving the safety and adequacy of national blood supplies by promoting a substantial increase in the number of safe, voluntary, unpaid donors who give blood regularly.
As we celebrate the world blood donor day around the world this event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gift of blood and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the quality, safety and availability of blood and blood products for patients in need," he added.
Blood group for each blood donor was determined at each study area using blood group antisera: anti-A, anti-B, and anti-D for Rh factor.
MORE than a thousand new blood donors registered in the West Midlands after a national campaign drove people to sign up to save lives.
1/237) There was no anti HCV reactive blood donor in > 50 yrs of age group.
National Blood Donor Month, celebrated in January since 1970, raises awareness of the need for blood during the winter and throughout the year, while honoring those who roll up a sleeve to help patients in need.
com to facilitated blood donors and provide quick access, especially for Dengue and Thalassemia affected patients.
As someone who has benefited from a blood transfusion, I take a keen interest in trying to encourage people to give blood so I'm urging local people to support the petition to Save Mobile Blood Donor Vans.
World Blood Donor Day - WBDD, celebrated on 14 June every year to commemorate the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel Prize winner who discovered the ABO blood group system serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.
In lieu of World Blood Donor Day on June 14, it noted that the need for blood and blood products is increasing every year, and many patients requiring life-saving transfusion do not have timely access to safe blood and blood products.
Ahead of World Blood Donor Day tomorrow, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called upon all countries to obtain 100 per cent of their supplies of blood and blood products from voluntary, unpaid blood donors by 2020.
ISLAMABAD -- A two-day national consultative workshop on Blood Donor Management organized by the World Health Organization and the Safe Blood Transfusion Programme (SBTP) concluded here on Wednesday.