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blood donor

One who gives blood (or its components) to be used for transfusion.
See also: donor
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In this cross-sectional study, demographic details of all prospective whole blood donors from August 2015 to July 2016 were evaluated from the blood donor records at the blood bank of Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India.
"And it's vital the blood donor community reflects the diversity of the population, because blood types vary across communities and patients need well-matched blood.
NHS Blood and Transplant is uniting with 25 blood donor organisations across 21 countries to highlight an almost 30% international drop in people becoming blood donors last year, compared to a decade ago.
"Voluntary blood donors come from all walks of life but they have one thing in common: they put others before themselves - people they don't even know," said Dr Ed Kelley, Director of the Department of Service Delivery and Safety at WHO.
Blood group of 1190 healthy college's students who wanted to donate blood were analyzed while data of 2410 blood donors were collected from Civil Hospital, Pabbi and District Hospital Nowshera.
By: Fatma Al-Wahaidy CAIRO -- 13 June 2017: World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is celebrated annually on 14 June.
And there was a 1,180% rise in the number of Mancunians signing up to the blood donor register, according to figures obtained by the Press Association.
An adequate supply of blood during emergencies requires a well-organized blood service, and this can only be ensured by engaging the entire community and a blood donor population committed to voluntary unpaid blood donation throughout the year.
The recognition ceremony coincided with the launch of a number of interactive, cultural and informative youth oriented and promotional programmes, being organised by the Blood Donor Center in collaboration with HMC's Corporate Communication Department.
"As we celebrate the world blood donor day around the world this event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gift of blood and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the quality, safety and availability of blood and blood products for patients in need," he added.
Three hundred ninety blood donors were prospectively recruited in the study from October 10, 2015, up to November 10, 2015, and convenient sampling techniques were used to recruit blood donors who were eligible to donation, consented, interviewed, and gave blood for serum screening of transfusion-transmissible infections.