The SANBS is asking organisations to remove the letters A, B and O (symbolising the "missing" blood types with the same letters) from their logos for a week to raise awareness of the need for new blood donors. Many may not realize just how important these three letters can be until they are gone.
"Since launching globally a few years ago, the initiative has notched up phenomenal success, spurring thousands of new blood donors to sign up worldwide", said Silungile Mlambo, the SANBS's chief marketing officer.
6/13/2018: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Bloomington Blood Donation Center, 1600 W. 3rd St. If you must miss an appointment to donate please reschedule when you can.
"Across New Zealand, there are 110,000 active donors, all of whom save the lives of almost 29,000 people around the country every year". Last year's blood drive gathered the support of 67 donors, including 17 first-time donors.
You can join the #MissingType movement by donating blood to the American Red Cross. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.
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USA health officials say they need to collect more than 13 million blood units annually to meet the needs of patients.
The Irish Blood Transfusion Service has called on the public to donate blood this summer as these months can be some of the most challenging for the service.
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Several other locations across the island include The University Hospital of the West Indies, National Blood Transfusion Centre's Slipe Pen Road Collection Unit, Port Antonio Hospital, St Ann's Bay Hospital, Mandeville Hospital, and Fairview Shopping Centre (temporary set-up) in Montego Bay, among others.
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