Facebook launches Feature to Help Increase Blood Donations in the US

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Jasper said that he had peace each time he donated blood, adding that blood was sacred and priceless. Blood donation is the big contribution in the whole life of people.

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on 14th June every year to promote blood donation.World Health Organization had started celebrating World Blood Donation Day since 2004.

No doubt the first and foremost advantage of donating blood is the exalted feeling of saving someone's life. Facebook said it'll post information on several of its channels to engage its community and drive awareness about the need for blood donors. If you have also wondered about donating your blood, but wasn't sure how, here are the steps you need to remember. It is a good thing for everyone. "With the growth in medical tourists at private hospitals, foreign patients find it very hard to get blood from family and friends when they come to India", says Mausami Swami, director of Delhi's blood transfusion council.

"Today is the World Blood Donor Day". You should still be able to look for blood banks that need donors.

Local residents donated blood 359,400 times, providing a total of 501,500 units (200 milliliters equal one unit) a year ago, when there were averagely 14.86 donors among every 1,000 residents.

In May 2005, during the 58 World Health Assembly, ministers of health from across the world made a unanimous declaration of commitment and support towards voluntary blood donation.

"But among those, there can be some quite unusual antigens on blood groups and they tend to be centred on people from different parts of the world". Blood donation comes from energy in the body. It poses no threat to the metabolism of the body.

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Starting Wednesday, people can sign up to be a blood donor on Facebook by going to Blood Donations in the About section of their profile.

Right after donating blood, it is advisable to up your blood sugar level. Find out if there's a blood donation camp happening close to where you live. News about TTIs, surfacing nearly every month in India, gives a shocking picture of our blood supply. When you get blood from the Red Cross most of the time it's fine.

Blood donation is the most valued service to mankind. Otherwise infections are assured to happen as well as some other harmful effects.Blood donation is our human duty.

You can not donate blood if you have transmittable diseases like HIV, hepatitis B or C. The body can fix the loss within a few days. "So, I chose to donate blood", he said.

It brings the proud feeling in the mind that we are the reason to save the life of someone.

1-Any healthy adult between the ages of 17 and 60 can give blood. In this case you will be advised against giving blood.

Doctors say - though there isn't a shortage at the moment - if numbers continue to plummet hospitals could be left short of supply, risking the lives of patients.

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