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someone who gives blood to be used for transfusions

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The NHS Blood and Transplant saw 1,059 people in the region register as a blood donor between the campaign's launch on June 5 and World Blood Donor Day on June 14.
LAHORE -- The Blood Donor Society of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organised certificates distribution ceremony here on Wednesday.
World blood donor day was officially established by the WHO with its 192 member states in the month of May in 2005 at the 58th World Health Assembly in order to motivate all the countries worldwide to thank the blood donors for their precious step, promote voluntary, safe and unpaid blood donations to ensure the sufficient blood supplies.
In order to achieve that goal and ensure a sustainable and safe blood supply, there is a need to recruit and retain as many young blood donors as possible.
I hadn't thought about the blood donors and donations required to ensure our hospitals have a constant supply.
On regular basis, the system would generate short messages electronically and send them to the blood donors kept in the database whose time for making a subsequent donation has matured.
New Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood
Balbinder Kaur, who suffers from Thalassaemia, knows exactly how important blood donors are as she needs blood transfusions once every four weeks to keep her alive.
There are just over 2,200 blood donors aged 17 to 24 in Coventry and Warwickshire - less than 14 per cent of all donors - but NHS Blood and Transplant say it's vital to recruit more to make sure there is a robust donor base for years to come.
Blood collection from voluntary non-remunerated blood donors is the cornerstone of a safe and sufficient blood supply in all countries.
Regular voluntary unpaid blood donors are the safest source of blood, as there are fewer blood borne infections among these donors than among people who give blood in exchange for money or who donate for family members in emergencies.
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.
While there is an acute shortage of blood donors on one hand, there is no other option but to turn away willing donors, most of them who are young, because of their tattoos and body pierces.
A CAMPAIGN to recruit 100,000 new blood donors in 100 days was hailed a success after the target was reached two weeks early.
BLOOD donors are being asked to help keep stocks healthy ahead of winter.