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Blood donation

16 Jul 2021
Over the years the paucity of safe blood for use in health care has been a recurring decimal. This year, again, the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and National Association
15 Jun 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said blood donation fell by 17 per cent in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic...
7 Feb 2021
Three things are certain in Nigeria: politicians failing on their promises, NEPA disappointing you, and someone pleading for blood donors on social media. Blood is a big deal in Nigeria and according to CC Hub: “Nigeria has some of the lowest blood donation rates in the world, with just 10% of the population donating freely.…
16 Dec 2019
Some of the pastors in a Nigerian-owned church in the U.K, SPAC Nation, have been accused of forcing young members to sell their blood and donate the money to the church as a form of fund-raising. The church is run by 39-year-old Pastor Tobi Adegboyega, a Nigerian who took up residence in Britain in 2005.…
11 Dec 2019
The Rotaract Club of Agege, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Agege, District 9110, has partnered with the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service
30 Jun 2018
As Nigeria joins in marking World Blood Donor Day, the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) has implored people to donate voluntarily to save lives. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IHVN, Dr. Patrick Dakum, said the day was an opportunity to create awareness for voluntary donation. The institute organised the campaign in collaboration with…
14 Jun 2018
As Nigeria joins in marking World Blood Donor Day, the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) has implored people to donate voluntarily to save lives.
14 Dec 2017
The Rotary Mega Club of Lagos Island in partnership with Kewalram Chanrai has held a blood donation camp in Lagos where they urged Nigerians to voluntarily donate blood to save lives.
25 Jun 2017
This is a major national challenge because poor availability of blood in the hospitals, when it is needed, is one of the reasons millions die needlessly from loss of blood during childbirth and accidents.
11 Jun 2017
Let me start by saying that blood transfusion is the collection of blood from a man and infusion of same into the circulation or body of another man. However, this also applies to other animals.
11 May 2017
Availability of safe blood means life for countless pregnant women and young children in Nigeria. Ensuring that clean safe blood is available in each hospital means life for so many.


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