Why you should donate blood, and how to go about it

'Critical need' for blood donations in Canada

Around the world, June 14 is marked as World Blood Donor Day to raise awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their contribution. This year, the campaign runs under the theme "Give Blood, Give Now, Give Often". Give blood. Give now. Till the age of 19 to 22, I donated blood only once, but after my uncle's illness and the situation we faced I have been donating blood every six months.

In the words of the press release, donating blood is an active way of helping others and the whole of society 'because each blood donation provides three different blood components, each with its own role in treating patients, it helps up to three different people'.

Here, we have 6 popular myths that prevent people from performing the good deed of blood donation. Blood cells are created in the soft fatty tissue inside bone cavities, called bone marrow.

Chan has donated through organizations like American Red Cross and Life South Community Blood Center in Dothan. You have the most precious resource of all: the ability to save a life by donating blood! Blood donation helps in lowering the risk of cancer. Blood donation helps in reducing iron overload in the body and prevent Hemochromatosis.

Eating foods rich in iron is advisable.

The bus will travel across the permanent blood donation camps in the city where IRCS regularly operates.

Myth 3: Blood donation hurts.

Off-duty black St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop
At that moment another officer arrived on the scene and in a state of confusion and panic he shot the off-duty officer in the arm. Two officers ordered the off-duty officer to the ground, but then recognized him and told him to stand up and walk toward them.

Calgary's about to get another blood clinic during a period of "critical need" for the national donation collection agency.

Not true at all.

Apart from the above guidelines, few other things also need to be kept in mind.

It is recommended to donate blood for those who are overweight. Despite this, only 4% of all blood donors in India are women. "Many a time they will disappear into thin air, as an alternative to save life, blood will have to be bought out of the bank, which is risky due to lack of proper screening, as it is an emergency". The weight should at least 50 Kg.

As per the norms, a three-member committee comprising CDSCO drug inspector, DFCO drug inspector and an expert having knowhow of the field conduct the inspection and take a full view with regard to renewal of the license of the blood banks.

Blood can not be artificially manufactured.

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