ORGAN and BLOOD donors. Save three lifes with a simple decision.

How important is a donation?

FIRST VOLUNTEER BLOOD DONOR - 1921

NO substitute for human blood

CANNOT BE STORED INDIFENITALY (35-42 DAYS)

SPAIN NEEDS 900 DONATIONS PER DAY

One in three people will need a blood transfusion in his/her lifetime.

Spain has been the leader in donations for number of years with 35.3 donors per million

BUT WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?

TO BE ELEGIBLE TO DONATE BLOOD YOU MUST:

BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD

WEIGHT AT LEAST 50 KG

BE IN GOOD HEALTH

PRIOR TO DONATING YOU SHOULD:

GET A GOOD NIGHT´S SLEEP

DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS

EAT WITHIN 2-3 HOURS

WHEN YOU CAN´T DONATE

IF YOU HAVE BEEN VACCINATED AGAINST HEPATITIS (7days) chickenpox(28)

IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY GOT A TATTOO OR PIERCING ( 4 MONTHS)

IF YOU ARE PREGNANT

if you have been diagnosed with low iron

WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT MY DONATION?
WHY DONATE BLOOD?

DON´T FORGET

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