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BLOOD, kindred. This word, in the law sense, is used to signify relationship, stock, or family; as, of the blood of the ancestor. 1 Roper on Leg. 103; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 365. In a more extended sense, it means kindred generally. Bac. Max. Reg. 18.
     2. Brothers and sisters are said to be of the whole blood, (q. v.) if they have the same father and mother of the half blood, (q. v.) if they have only one parent in common. 5 Whart. Rep. 477.

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According to WHO, 112.5 million blood donations are collected annually in the world, however about half of these donations are collected in the developed countries which are home to only 19% of the world's population.
'My point in appealing to hospitals is this: we closed down those who are paying donors and then are selling blood. But if a hospital wants to have its own blood bank, but, before giving blood requires a patient to first look for donors to replace their blood-I think that's wrong,' the senator said in a mix of English and Filipino at a press conference.
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Material and Methods: After taking written consent from the In-charge blood bank/hospital, a predesigned questionnaire was filled from 4 public sector and 4 private sector blood banks of tertiary care hospitals of two major cities Lahore and Peshawar.
Tsai said the proportion of young blood donors has gradually decreased, and appealed for the youth to donate blood for the betterment of society.
Mr Moatshe said in an interview recently that Botswana needed about 40 000 units of blood per year, and currently collection was between 19 000 and 21 000, which shows that more blood was still needed.
'I think donating blood is the highest form of giving.
He said each blood bank had been tasked to collect 100 blood bags and authority would dispatch blood to Quetta.
Every year, on June 14th, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day.
Speaking to Dawn, he said the centre will serve as a blood procurement and distribution centre for the city, ensuring quality systems to regulate activities that will involve the mobilisation and retention of voluntary and regular blood donors.