Blood Donation Campaign in Urbanização Boavida

The Boavida Group is mobilized by the need to increase the blood bank in the country, with the support of the National Blood Institute, promoting a campaign of Blood Donation in BOA VIDA Urbanization. The country needs about 257,890 donors a year. Official figures show that only 10 per cent of regular donors are volunteers. The goal of the National Blood Institute (INS) is to reach the end of 2019 with more than 300 thousand voluntary donors of the product, essential for transfusion services. The figures state that in 2017 alone, The National Blood Institute collected 138,142 thousand units of blood, just over half of the target figure for 2019. Much of the product collected in the period in question (90 percent) was from patients' relatives. The collection will take place at the above-mentioned place from 11 to 14 December 2018. Source: Angop

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