Media release

UNDERSTANDING THE BUSINESS OF BLOOD

By Willem van der Merwe: SANBS Senior Specialist Donor Relations Maintaining adequate blood stocks is an ongoing challenge for many countries. In South Africa, less than 1% of the population are active blood donors – and with each unit of blood lasting only 42 days after collection, it is important for blood donors to donate […]

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COLLECTION OF BLOOD FROM VACCINATED DONORS

https://sanbs.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Collection-of-Blood-from-Vaccinated-Donors.pdf Dear Valued SANBS Stakeholder With the roll out of the national COVID-19 vaccination programme, more South Africans, including blood donors, are queueing up to get the COVID jab. SANBS does not defer vaccinated persons from donating, nor do we record whether a donor was vaccinated or not. This is in line with other international […]

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Woman in SANBS leading innovation

Shining A Spotlight on Women Leading Research and Innovation at SANBS At SANBS we pride ourselves in creating an enabling environment for the advancement of women occupying different roles in our organisation and leading from the front in terms of innovation. SANBS has a stated policy of gender equality. In our senior management, there is […]

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