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World marks Blood Donor Day

14 June 2019, 12:22 PM

Friday marks World Blood Donor Day. This is a global celebration of the millions of people throughout the world who donate blood on a voluntary, unpaid basis to save the lives of those in need.

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South Africans encouraged to donate blood

8 June 2019, 7:25 PM

South Africans are being encouraged to donate blood; this follows a serious shortage of blood stocks in the country.

Blood donor

SANBS appeals for blood donations in KZN

21 December 2018, 12:44 PM

The South African National Blood Services is appealing for people to donate blood due to the increasing number of road casualties during the festive season.

France faces suit over no-sex rule for blood donations by gay men

25 June 2018, 9:03 AM

A Frenchman has filed a discrimination suit at Europe’s top rights court over a rule that requires gay men to refrain from having sex for a year before they donate blood, says his lawyer.

South Africans urged to donate blood

20 November 2017, 7:15 AM

The South African National Blood Services says blood stocks are at critically low levels.



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