Aigboje Ikhuoria reports that some residents in Benin City donated blood as part of the commemoration of the day.
Mlambo said 80 percent of all South Africans would need blood at some point in their lives.
However, the 400,000 population country still faces the challenge of inadequate blood supply, the minister said. "It's a gift that costs you nothing except your time as our bodies are capable of replacing the volume of blood you have lost quite quickly".
Ever year world blood donor day is celebrated with unique theme; World blood donor day 2017 theme is "Give Blood".
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According to Drugs and Cosmetics rules of 1945, the license of the blood bank is valid for five years.
In every country, including the United Kingdom, there's a vital need to maintain a regular supply of all blood groups and types, so it's available to patients when it's needed.
"Persons needing blood are not just those who have suffered trauma or a violent altercation". Someone involved in a auto accident could require as many as 100 pints of blood, while others with certain health conditions have a constant need for blood transfusions. It only takes one time to save a life. In this campaign, she requests everyone to donate blood at least once a year.
Of these, VUBDs is only a third were regular donors, whereas regular voluntary blood donation is the only foundation for a sustainable supply of adequate and safe blood and blood products.
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Seidler, a 59-year-old Bartlett resident, said he started giving blood sporadically in 1975. Hosanna's mother, Cathy Crowell, said her daughter will require transfusions every few weeks for the rest of her life.
As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules of 1945, it is mandatory for a blood bank to renew the license within six months of its expiry, but most of the blood banks have not renewed their licenses. Asked as to why the number of females who donate blood is less than males, Dr Singh, who is also a consultant pathologist, said, "A majority of the women are anaemic and do not prefer to donate blood".
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