Recent tattoos disqualify potential blood donors

A recent blood drive by the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) saw Rhodes University students donate over 100 units of blood in one day alone.  The drive also raised awareness of the importance of donating blood.On 18 and 19 March students were given the chance to go to Eden Grove and donate some of their blood to the SANBS. The organization supplies blood to hospitals and patients in need around the country. Transfusions are typically given to patients undergoing surgery, with cancer or anaemia, or people involved in severe accidents.

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Source:  Oppidan Press

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