#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: World Blood Donor Day 2017


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Today is World Blood Donor Day with the theme, ‘What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often.’
 
Have you ever given blood? Do you plan to? Today’s theme encourages us to be selfless and give the gift of life (blood), not just when there is a disaster but often. Now, before you stroll down to the next clinic to donate, please read the post below…an earlier post I had made on requirements for donating blood. Enjoy….
 
To donate blood, you have to be at least 17 years or over, in good health with a healthy blood count and weigh more than 50kg, you can donate whole blood every 56 days and your blood will be screened for viruses and bacteria.
 
Now to specifics….
 
Before the blood donation, be sure to do the following:
 
Ensure that you are eating an iron-rich diet like green…

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