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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The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite friends to join them on a lifesaving team.
The discussion included Qatar's efforts to increase the number of blood donors, including field campaigns, broadcast awareness and the use of instant short messaging to notify
Dr Siddiqa al Mahmoodi, head of the HMC's Blood Donor Unit, said, "This year saw a significant increase in the number of blood donors and blood units.
My family is my priority and it's good to know that, thanks to blood donors, blood will be there if ever one of our loved ones needs it.
The North-East World Blood Donor Day 2007 event will include the Newcastle Eagles players and coaches and mascot Swoop along with NBS mascot Billy Blood Drop teaming up to teach basketball skills and introduce the idea of blood donation to the children.
The awards were presented by Mike Austin, who knows only too well how important blood donors can be.
North East blood donors have been praised for their response to a Christmas and New Year appeal.
These workshops are "precedent-setting" as they brought together decision makers, blood service directors and blood donor recruitment staff from the 16 countries represented.
We are struggling so hard to get people in,'' said Ellen Gaines, coordinator of the blood donor center at Antelope Valley Hospital.
Ward reported last week that a CDC-coordinated study of blood donor demographics shows that the majority of seropositive units in those urban areas came from black or Hispanic men who reportedly were bisexual.
A filtration approach also avoids the ethical issues associated with diagnostic testing, such as alerting a blood donor that he or she has an invariably fatal disease.
The Providence Blood Donor Center is open Monday through Saturday, with evening hours available.