Why give blood?
The first thing to say is that donations of blood, plasma or platelets help to save human lives. In Belgium, over 500,000 bags of blood are needed each year.
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However, giving blood also
- enables you to know your blood group.
- gives you the benefit, each time blood is taken, of comprehensive blood tests, including serology (screening for antibodies) and counts of the red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
Who can give blood?
- Anyone in good health
- 18 to 65 years old
- Of sufficient weight and height
- Who does not present any risk of carrying a blood-borne disease