Media release

CITIZEN REPORT “CEO pay “bleeds” SANBS

DATE: 13 MARCH 2019 ISSUED BY THE SANBS CHAIRMAN – MS GETTY SIMELANE The Board of the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) noted the Citizen Report that claims “CEO pay bleeds SANBS” of 11 March 2019 and the editorial published the following day. As the Board is responsible for the appointment and the remuneration […]

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You’re a life saver brew!

When it comes to sustaining life, there’s one vital liquid without which humans can’t survive. Coffee. That, and blood. The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) now offers both. SANBS and Nespresso have joined forces to bring world-class coffee blends to our life saving heroes and heroines. If you need a quick pick-me-up after donating, […]

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Thandeka gets to enjoy motherhood

Every time blood is donated it is tested and separated into its components, red blood cells, plasma and platelets. Each of these components is potentially given to patients with different conditions. The majority of the blood goes to hospitals to treat gynaecological conditions. One such patient who received the blood, is Thandeka Monageng. She received […]

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Donor Committees

• Are you passionate about saving lives? • Are you keen on being the ‘eyes and ears” of the Blood Service in your community? • Have you got ideas about creating awareness about the importance of blood donation in your community? • Are you willing to assist the Blood Service in overcoming blood shortages? Then […]

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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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