Red Cross urging people to donate blood as Arizona summer nears

Red Cross urging people to donate blood as Arizona summer nears

Red Cross urging people to donate blood as Arizona summer nears

Every year June 14 is celebrated as World Blood Donor Day in all countries since 2004.

"We thank South African donors for the priceless gift they give freely, generously and with no expectation of reward", said SA National Blood Service marketing manager Silungile Mlambo.

"At my Suva office I sit next to a man who has donated blood nearly 100 times, imagine how many lives he has saved", Ms Ambler said.

The Indiana Blood Center says donors are needed especially in the summer when there's a lower supply but not a lower demand. The day is completely known as World Blood Donor Day or WBDD.

I've been involved with blood donation since the 1980s because there is a critical need. Give blood. Give now.

Tran Nguyen Dung, 49, from HCM City, is among the 100 outstanding Vietnamese blood donors who will be honoured for their contribution to the voluntary blood donation movement in Vietnam at a ceremony on June 14 in Hanoi. We might be oblivious to the fact that every two seconds a unit of blood is required by people around the world. If you have a chronic condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure, you may still be able to donate as long as you are being treated and the condition is under control.

According to IRCS, the bus can simultaneously collect blood from three patients at a time.

Facing the challenge of inadequate blood supply, Brunei government encouraged blood donors to come forward and become regular donors to ensure the country's blood banks supply sufficient, safe and sustainable, Minister of Health Haji Zulkarnain said on Wednesday. This year the theme of campaign is - What can you do? Furthermore, blood creation is more only in situations where your body needs it infections or bleeding, not if you are overweight.

There is nothing related to gender when it comes to blood donation; the only thing that matters is haemoglobin level. Someone involved in a vehicle accident could require as many as 100 pints of blood, while others with certain health conditions have a constant need for blood transfusions.

He added that flooding the blood bank during emergencies tends to have a chaotic effect.

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