blood is safe and simple. It takes
approximately 10-15 minutes to complete
the blood donation process. Any
healthy adult between 18 years and
60 years of age can donate blood.
This is what you can expect when
you are ready to donate blood:
Let others benefit from your pious
mentality & good health.
blood if ...
· You are between age group
of 18-60 years.
· Your weight is
45 kegs or more.
· Your hemoglobin
is 12.5 gm% minimum.
· Your last blood
donation was 3 months earlier.
· You are healthy
and have not suffered from malaria,
typhoid or other transmissible disease
in the recent past.
There are many, many people
who meet these parameters of health
by our rules - be truthful about
your health status!
We ensure the health of blood, before
we take it, as well as after it
is collected. Firstly, the donor
is expected to be honest about his
or her health history and current
condition. Secondly, collected blood
is tested for venereal diseases,
hepatitis B & C and AIDS.
You have to be healthy to give 'safe
Do not donate blood if you have
any of these conditions
· Cold / fever in the past
1 week, Malaria (within 1 year).
· Hemoglobin deficiency /
· Tuberculosis (within 2
· Leprosy or any other infectious
· Fits/ Convulsions (If you
are under medication currently)
· Under treatment with antibiotics
or any other medication.
· Cardiac problems, hypertension,
epilepsy, diabetes (on insulin therapy),
history of cancer, chronic kidney
or liver disease, bleeding tendencies
(Hemophilia), venereal disease,
Hormonal disorders etc.
· Major surgery in the last
· Vaccination in the last
24 hours, Small Pox Vaccination
(within the last 3weeks)
· Had a miscarriage in the
last 6 months or have been pregnant
/ lactating in the last one year.
· Had fainting attacks during
· Have regularly received
treatment with blood products.
· Shared a needle to inject
drugs/ have history of drug addiction.
· Had sexual relations with
different partners or with a high-risk
· Been tested positive for
antibodies to HIV (AIDS), Hepatitis
Pregnancy And Menstrual Period
should not donate blood during pregnancy.
· They can donate after 6
weeks following a normal delivery
and when they are not breast-feeding.
· Pregnancy (within the last
· Females should not donate
blood if they are having heavy menstrual
flow or menstrual cramps.