Blood Donation FAQs
Who should not donate Blood?
  • People who are suffering form any illness and are not in good health, anyone under the influence of alcohol or any one taking drug
  • Ladies during menstruation, pregnancy, breast-feeding and 6 months after delivery
  • A person having any lesion/injection scar at the puncture site (indication of drug addiction or professional blood seller)
  • Within 3 days after taking aspirin
Who can donate blood?
  • "ME, YOU & WE"
  • Any healthy person of either sex between the ages of 18 to 60
  • Men can donate once i 3 months and women once in 4 months
Tips for a good donation experience
Before Donating
  • Get a good night's sleep
  • Have a good breakfast or lunch
During the Donation
  • Wear clothing with sleeves taht can be raised above the elbow
  • Relax
After Donation
  • Rehydrate by drinking plenty of fluids over the next 24-48 hours
  • Avoid strenuous physical activity or heavy lifting for about five hours after donation