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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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He lauded the efforts of Blood Donor Society which is actively working for the noble cause.
ISLAMABAD -- World Blood Donor will be observed on Sunday 14th June across the world to raise the public awareness about the need for safe blood donation including its products voluntarily and unpaid by the healthy person.
Amman, June 10 (Petra)-- On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Dr.
Stephen is now appealing to people to become blood donors and is urging those who have lapsed to consider giving again.
Through this system, the blood agency will be able to identify unsafe blood donors upon which the officers will give them further advice and refer them to relevant medical personnel.
9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.
NHS Blood and Transplant's is particularly calling for O Rh Negative and B Rh Negative blood donors and platelet donors.
Regular voluntary unpaid blood donors are the safest source of blood as there are fewer bloodborne infections among these donors than among people who give blood in exchange for money or who donate for family members in emergencies.
Currently, 60 countries collect 100 per cent of their blood supply from voluntary unpaid blood donors, said a statement.
According to WHO, 60 countries collect 100 per cent of their blood supply from voluntary unpaid blood donors (35 are high-income countries, 18 middle-income countries and seven low-income countries).
IF YOU have got yourself tattooed or pierced recently, you are likely to be turned down by blood banks even if you are a potential blood donor.
We rely on new blood donors to keep coming forward as we need more than 1,000 new registrations every day to replace those donors who can no longer donate.