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Non-Executive Director Vacancies

Non-Executive Director vacancies

1. About SANBS SANBS is a Non-Profit Organisation incorporated in terms of the Companies Act. The mandate of SANBS is to provide blood transfusion and related services. The company provides an essential life-saving service to patients, hospitals and the medical profession in South Africa through collecting, processing and issuing safe blood for South Africans. SANBS […]

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We need new blood

If you are wondering how you can become the agent of change that Cyril Ramaphosa urged South Africans to be in his inaugural address as President, look no further – become a blood donor on Human Rights Day. The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) is implementing a mass blood drive next Wednesday, 21 March, […]

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SA’s blood transfusion services join with country’s premier university rugby competition to kick blood donation shortages into touch

The South African National Blood Service is delighted to announce that it has partnered with FNB Varsity Cup and the Western Province Blood Transfusion Service (WPBTS) to foster a culture of blood donation among young South Africans. The partnership will run from this year to 2020 and is aimed at: ● Raising awareness around blood […]

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South Africa running out of blood

While South Africa’s financial stocks are breaking all kinds of records, another of the country’s stocks is not performing at all as well – the blood stocks. Blood supply in South Africa is at just 1.8 days of Group O stock, equating to less than 2 000 units, and donors are urgently needed to come […]

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SANBS ambassador

The glitz, glamour, applause and adulation that are part of the Idols competition have done little to change the charismatic Khaya Mthethwa. Winner of the coveted Idols title in 2012, the man who thrilled judges and audiences alike with his talent is now an ordained pastor who has also built an enviable reputation as a […]

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For Blood Donor Month, 3M Nexcare™ sticks with the SANBS

During June, National Blood Donor Month, the SANBS has partnered with 3M Nexcare™ to promote the importance of donating blood – and encourage pledges to give blood. 3M Nexcare’s support for the SANBS forms part of its annual Give campaign, an annual global initiative. The theme for this year’s campaign, the fourth, is “Give Where […]

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SANBS design agency nabs international award

Donating blood is not simply about relinquishing a unit of the precious, life-saving fluid. It’s also very much about that life after it is saved. This is at the heart of the South African National Blood Service’s striking new corporate identity – one that has just won a prestigious international award. MullenLowe Johannesburg, part of […]

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Media Release: BE THE 1

SANBS joins Cristiano Ronaldo, Abbott and urges youth to BE THE 1TM Donor The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) has rallied behind international movement BE THE 1TM Donor to inspire young people to become life-long blood and plasma donors and help save lives. This international movement was conceptualised by a global healthcare company, Abbott, […]

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