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someone who gives blood to be used for transfusions

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There are thousands of posts each month in Pakistan seeking blood donors on Facebook, and over 100,000 people in blood donation groups.
People using Facebook in Pakistan will be able to sign up to be blood donors either on their profiles or by visiting facebook.
According to a statement released by the social media giant, Pakistanis shared thousands of posts each month seeking access to blood donors.
The finance division secretary termed blood donation as a humane quality, saying that the blood donors can also change the society.
5 million units of blood are collected every year in Pakistan, of which only 11% are donated by voluntary, unpaid blood donors from low risk populations.
Material and Methods: Blood donors were screened for the prevalence of HIV, from Jan 2015 to Dec 2016.
The blood donors included Army and police personnel and government employees.
In Cyprus, more than 70,000 blood units are needed per year, which corresponds to around 300 blood donors a day.
Leghari said that NIMRA had joined hands with Red Crescent Society, a voluntary blood donor organization, community organizations, schools and colleges to mark longer-term campaigns to increase the number of voluntary blood donors who donated blood on a regular basis.
The agency aims to obtain sufficient blood supplies from the voluntary and unpaid blood donors all over the world by 2020.
Siddiqa Ismail Al-Mahmoudi said the number of voluntary blood donors as at 2016 has reached 26,962.
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) had a total of 26,962 voluntary blood donors in 2016, a senior official has stated.
2-4] Blood transfusion services have largely focused on the promotion of voluntary blood donation, for adequacy of blood supply; and eliminating chances of transfusion transmissible infections, by improving technology and testing methods; however, the responsibility to be shared is far more and should involve comprehensive care of the prospective blood donors to secure the blood donor pool.
Methods: This study was conducted at the Allama Iqbal Medical College and Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan, from December 2014 to November 2015, and comprised healthy asymptomatic blood donors.
BLOOD donors are being urged to come forward and save lives following a stark decline in givers.