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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TTIs can only be reduced by following the guidelines for the selection of blood donors and screening of blood and blood products.
We have a dedicated blood donor centre on Holland Road in Newcastle.
An adequate supply can only be assured through regular donations by voluntary, unpaid blood donors.
The director said that World Blood Donor Day is also an opportunity to urge leaders in the health sector to commit to do their utmost to ensure sufficiency in safe blood and blood products based on 100% voluntary, unpaid donations.
Thus, continuous monitoring of the magnitude of transfusion-transmissible infections in blood donors is important for estimating the risk of transfusion and optimizing donor recruitment strategies to minimize infectious diseases transmission [3].
8) Thus, to ensure safe blood transfusion practice, not only is the mandatory screening of blood necessary, it is equally important to study the prevalence and demography of HCV infection in the blood donor population along with the risk factors causing it.
To celebrate National Blood Donor Month, the Red Cross and Dunkin' Donuts are launching a new campaign to help increase donations and reward donors.
I believe this will lead to fewer blood donors by making it less convenient for people to give blood.
On 14 June 2013 on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day, a team of Sangam Faculty went to Ram Snehi Hospital at Bhilwara to donate blood.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for all countries to obtain 100 per cent of their supplies of blood and blood products from voluntary unpaid blood donors by 2020.
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).
The objective of the workshop was to strengthen blood donor management system in Pakistan.