An adequate supply can only be assured through regular donations by voluntary, unpaid blood donors
Three hundred ninety blood donors
were prospectively recruited in the study from October 10, 2015, up to November 10, 2015, and convenient sampling techniques were used to recruit blood donors
who were eligible to donation, consented, interviewed, and gave blood for serum screening of transfusion-transmissible infections.
Blood can only come from volunteer blood donors
, yet only 3 out of 100 people in the U.S.
The centre received around 65,000 blood donors
from 150 nationalities through 734 blood donation campaigns in 2018.
A major event to honour blood donors
will be held at a later stage.
For his part, Mr Obusitswe Jaele a blood donor
since 1996 challenged those eligible to donate blood without fear.
World Blood Donor
Day will be celebrated around the world on 14 June.
Prevalence of Transfusion Transmitted Infection in Replacement and Voluntary Blood Donor
. RADS Journal of Biological Research and Applied Sciences, 2013; 4 (2): 56-63.
Taiwan is the world's best blood donor
according to the World Health Organization.
This is why every potential blood donor
at TMC must undergo a risk assessment tool that asks a set of questions he must answer honestly.
That famous line, from Tony Hancock's most famous sketch, The Blood Donor
, proved an inspiration for pensioner Chrissie Ringrose.
| Super blood donor
Chrissie Ringrose and (inset) Tony Hancock's famous Blood Donor