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A noble gesture to help a fellow human being, blood donation is carried out when a person voluntarily agrees for blood to be drawn with the intention of donating it. This donated blood may be used for transfusions or may be separated into individual components to be used as required.

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Blood Donation

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on the 14th of June every year to mark the birth anniversary of Karl Lansteiner who discovered the blood group system. Blood donation is carried out when a person voluntarily agrees for blood to be drawn with the intention of donating it. The donated...Read More

Posted on : Monday, February 2, 2009 12:00 AM
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I wanted to donate blood to a person in bad need but was turned down. The reason: I have 5 children. Why was that?
Replied on Monday, March 19, 2007 12:00 AM

its not your 5 children, they must have take your bolld CP and it may be your counts that have prevented you from giving blood.
Replied on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12:00 AM

can a thalasaemia minor donate blood.if so what gap should be maintained.does blood donation by thalasaemia minor effect the health of donor and receipient
Replied on Friday, July 20, 2007 12:00 AM
Thalassemia minor can donate blood provided his/her hemoglobin count is above 12.5. Otherwise he/she should not donate. Generally the hemoglobin count in Thalassemia minors would be less, but that doesn't effect the donor or receipient health.
Replied on Friday, September 25, 2009 12:00 AM

i have to speak on a social ocassion to motivate people and encourage them to donate blood , where can in get good matter on the subject
Replied on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 12:00 AM
I have diabetes and take insulin. Can I donate Blood? Can non-insulin dependent diabetics donate blood?
Replied on Monday, February 2, 2009 12:00 AM
i am a regular voluntary blood donor since last 20 years donating blood at the interval of 3 months. what i would to know is will my donation have any ill effects on my health in ensuing future risk of, osteoporosis.
Replied on Sunday, March 29, 2009 12:00 AM

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