Blood donation is a good deed that contributes to preserving lives. The World Health Organization estimates that three lives can be saved with each blood collection.
June 14th is World Blood Donor Day. Health organizations seek to motivate people who can donate to make their contribution.
With the increase of blood units through donations, specialists in oncological treatments and surgeons have the possibility of carrying out highly complex interventions and react in case of an emergency.
If you are in good general health and want to donate blood, visit a specialized center, where you can donate blood, and contribute to future research and medical treatments.
Requirements to be a blood donor:
- Be at least 16 years old (parental permission if 16-year-old).
- Weigh at least 110 pounds.
- Be in good general health.
- Wait at least four months since the last donation to donate again.
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