2019 Blood Donation Awareness Week ( BDAW)

25th – 30th November, 2019 and 02nd – 07th December 2019

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Did You Know?

Every year the lives of many are saved and transformed through the help of blood transfusion.

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Thank you for saving life

Register today and become a blood donor and save lives.

-Blood makes up around 7% of the weight of a human body
-By donating one pint of blood four lives can be saved
-Half your body's red blood cells are replaced every seven days

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CHIMALIRO ADC VISITS MBTS, BLANTYRE

By Wills Tsonyani and Fitina Kaunda Area Development Committee (ADC) members from Senior Chief Chimaliro in Thyolo, visited Malawi Blood Transfusion service (MBTS), O’dala centre in Blantyre to appreciate how blood is screened, processed and stored after being collected from the community. The ADC’s Chairperson, Clement Siliya, said the fear of the community members’ is […]

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MOBILISING PEERS IN BLOOD DONATION

As we walked through the corridors of Bangula Secondary School towards the hall in which students had assembled for a Blood Donation Motivational Talk in early July this year, we were informed by the Malawi Blood Transfusion Service (MBTS) Blood Donation Club’s Patron, Daveson Nkanda, that a grouping of students had prepared performances on blood […]

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Ntcheu Police Hails Blood Donors

Police in Ntcheu have urged people in the district to donate blood to help save lives in the country’s hospitals. Ntcheu Police Publicist Hatings Chigaru said this during a Blood Donation Open Day organized by Malawi Blood Transfusion Service- MBTS Balaka Satellite Depot at Ntcheu Old Bus Old Bus Depot. Speaking after making his 16th […]

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Bungwe la Imaan Sisters Lidzipereka Pa Ntchito Yopereka Magazi

Bungwe la amayi la Mtumbwe Imaan Sisters kwa Sub T/A Kachenga m’boma la Balaka lati lidzipereka popereka magazi komanso kuphunzitsa anthu za ubwino wopereka magazi kuderalo. Wapampando wa guliri mayi Saudia Mboma anati ndicholinga cha gululi kuonetsetsa kuti imfa zomwe zimadza kamba kakusowa kwa magazi zikuchepa mdziko muno. Iye amalankhula izi pa sukulu ya primary […]

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TRANSFUSION TIP – OFFS

What can happen if the public own services provided by Malawi Blood Transfusion Service (MBTS) and therefore report on any abnormalities observed or witnessed? These abnormalities can include corruption, fraud, public hospital’s Medical Personnel demanding money from patients’ in order for them to receive a blood transfusion, private owned hospitals collecting blood from public hospitals’ […]

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