• Situations that cause sudden loss of blood from one’s body such as major accidents, trauma, surgeries, before, during or after childbirth, miscarriages, bleeding due to blood diseases.
  • Situations that make you anemic such as chronic diseases of blood, liver, kidney, cancers, infections or certain medications.

Want to become a safe and healthy donor?

  • Eat healthy and iron rich food to help increase your hemoglobin level and also to recuperate after donation.
  • Avoid fatty food.
  • Avoid indulging in high risk behaviors such as intravenous drugs, multiple sex partners, unprotected sexual contact with unknown partners and using unsterile needles for tattooing or ear piercing