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Where would you get your blood from if we ran out?

If it weren’t for the SANBS, who knows what people would do to get blood when they needed it?  We created evocative scenarios where this alternative was crafted into reality. The public was confronted with the possibility of people selling blood on the streets. Needless to say, the consumers were shocked by these situations and […]

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Pop Stars? Rally Behind SANBS to help Save Lives

On 14 June, the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) celebrated the globally recognised World Blood Donor Day in style. One of the highlights of the celebrations at the SANBS Headquarters, included a song launch and spectacular performance featuring South African pop icons, Vusi Nova and Amanda Black. The new single, titled Gaz’lam, celebrates blood […]

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Millennials to inject youthful new focus into SANBS

They are young, dynamic and bursting with ideas to propel the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) into the 21st century. Meet the inaugural Millennial Board of the SANBS, which is injecting fresh “blood” into the blood service. Known as the “Mill_Board”, it is made up of 10 SANBS employees from around the country who, […]

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We won Gold at the Prism Awards!!!!

SANBS’s hyperimmune campaign won gold at the prestigious Prism Awards on Sunday night. The Prism Awards are dedicated to outstanding achievements in the field of public relations and communications management in Southern Africa. “We’ve been struggling with the shortage of hyperimmune plasma regular donors in the past years. And we wanted a campaign that would […]

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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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