What is blood donation centers?

Blood donation centers are specialized centers in dealing with the public to collect blood, testing it in their laboratories and storing it to be issued according to the international standards

Benefits of blood donation

  • Blood donation is a humanitarian act that helps to save lives of needy patients like people with bleeding cases due to road traffic accidents, surgeries and hereditary anemia (Thalassemia).
  • Regular blood donation would decrease the possibility of having heart diseases and strokes. It also activates the bone marrow to produce new blood cells and help the body to get rid of excess iron level.

Blood Donation Requirements

  • Blood donor should be in good general health condition at the time of blood donation.
  • Age should be between 18- 65 years.
  • Weight not less than 50 Kg.
  • Blood pressure should be between 50/ 100 to 90/ 180 (mm Hg).
  • Pulse rate between 50-100 pulses/minute.
  • Body temperature not more than 37.5°C.
  • Blood donor must present their valid Emirates ID.
  • Donor will undergo preliminary interview with a physician, The donor will be asked about the medical, medication and the travel history to the Malaria endemic countries.

It is not recommended for pregnant and lactating woman are not recommended to donate blood for the sake of her health and her baby.

EHS Blood Donor Centres

EmirateNameContact PhoneLocation
SharjahBlood Transfusion and Research Center06 514 6222Directions
SharjahDhaid Hospital Blood Bank06 802 0200Directions
SharjahKhorfakkan Hospital Blood Bank09 208 1200Directions
SharjahKalba Hospital Blood Bank09 277 5555Directions
DubaiKuwait Hospital Blood Bank06 503 1163Directions
Umm Al QuwainUmm Al Quwain Hospital Blood Bank06 706 0500Directions
Ras Al-KhaimahSaqr Hospital Blood Bank072049999Directions
FujairahFujairah hospital Blood Bank092242999Directions
FujairahDiba Al Fujairah Hospital Blood Bank092061500Directions

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