blood donor

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blood donor

an individual who gives blood or blood components. See also blood bank, transfusion.

blood donor

One who gives blood (or its components) to be used for transfusion.
See also: donor
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Despite the high quantity of blood donations, for which "we are very proud," Menelaou said Cyprus' needs are greatly increased, adding that the pressure on a daily basis is very high "due to the very high number of thalassemia patients we have".
Meanwhile, the senior specialist of Public Health, Mosb Birair, has emphasized the importance of the voluntary blood donation, which is the noble conduct and a humanitarian initiative from healthy person to sick ones to help in rescuing lives.
Volunteers residing abroad too actively take part in blood donation in their respective countries.
Dr Oumeziane said they are redoubling their efforts to increase blood donations in the capital.
WHO's goal is for all countries to obtain all their blood supplies from 100% voluntary unpaid blood donations by 2020, as regular voluntary donations have been found to be a safer source of blood than those who donate blood for family members or for payment.
In 2012, Qatar also remained as the country with the highest rate of voluntary blood donation in the region for the second year in a row.
Ajay Chauhan, Trustee, Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (An Umbrella Organization of Amity Educational Institutions) applauded the management skills of students and faculty for organizing this Blood Donation Camp in a well planned manner.
Fawzi Baraheem said blood donations are a humanitarian action that helps prevent deteriorated health.
We think that increasing the sites where blood donation take place and improving the accessibility to these centers, implementation of educational programs designed to increase the awareness of blood donation among target populations (e.
We're calling on the public to make regular blood donation a New Year's resolution.
Jon Latham, assistant director for blood donation at NHS Blood and Transplant, said: "2012 is going to be an exciting year for the UK, but we're concerned that the cluster of major events could dramatically impact the number of blood donations coming in.
A Worcester Blood Donation Center official said summer is always a low point for donations because of vacations and because schools aren't in session.