CRI­TE­RIA TO BE A DONOR

The Star Early Edition - - LIFESTYLE -

You need to be be­tween 16 and 65 years old; You need to weigh at least 50kg; You need to live a safe life­style; You need to eat some­thing prior to your do­na­tion;

You need to be healthy on the day of your do­na­tion;

You need to con­sider your blood safe for trans­fu­sion to an­other pa­tient; and,

Blood donors are en­cour­aged to do­nate on a reg­u­lar ba­sis and in most in­stances can do­nate blood ev­ery 56 days.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.