HighlightsYou should be healthy and can perform normal activitiesYou should have a hemoglobin at or above 12.5 g/dLYou should be at least 17 years of age World Blood Donor Day is commemorated every year on 14th June. It is one of the eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products. The theme for World Blood Donor Day 2017 is “Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often”. According to WHO statistics, blood donation by 1% of the population can meet a nation’s most basic requirements for blood. But, how do you know if you can donate blood? Here are some basic health requirements that everyone needs to keep in mind to be able to … Next »
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