New figures show that only 46% of the active blood donors
at the centre are male.
The objective of the Cyprus Donor
Archive is its constant renewal and upgrading, recording more and more volunteers of bone marrow donors
education, motivation, mobilization and retention programme, safe blood collection process, including
SGF's signature Shared Donor
Egg Program offers cost savings, access to a larger pool of donors
, and a significant reduction in wait time to select a donor
These techniques of using extensive knowledge of donor
and prospect activity, acquired from "third party" sources, are being used to target efforts in digital media as well as traditional direct mail and telemarketing.
An efficient blood donor
programme is important for providing safe transfusion services.
Saudi studies about donor
deferral rates, deferred donor
characteristics and reasons for deferral are scarce.
In a paired donation, two recipients receive a kidney from the other's donor
to achieve a compatible blood type or HLA match.
Medical evidence suggests that among living organ donors
the prevalence of ambivalence is between 5% and 15%, with the ambivalence being so severe that up to 15% of individuals are not able to become donors
On counting the number of risk factors per potential donor
, we found that fewer than 20% of donors
vs 65% of the nondonors had more than 3 risk factors.
The SANBS screens Hb levels of all donors
at each donation using the copper sulphate specific gravity method.
The decision to develop consistency in the independent living donor
advocacy was made during the April 2012 Living Donor
After proper donor
selection as per the laid down criteria, blood donation is a relatively safe procedure.
The use of computed tomographic angiography (CTA) to assess the quality of donor
kidneys and the renal vasculature is part of the donor
workup.[sup.3,5,8] There are inherent risks associated with the medical and radiological evaluation itself, including incidental pathological findings and the emotional impact of being turned down for donation.[sup.7] One review of 1600 potential donors
demonstrated that 49% were excluded for medical and ethical reasons.[sup.2]
One of the most important steps in improving the safety of blood and blood products is donor