All that saves one soul
As if he had saved a whole world
The Association of Blood Donors Volunteers in Israel was founded in Tel Aviv in 1936 during the bloody riots, when the Tel Aviv people felt the need to create a pool of volunteers willing to donate blood at all times to the wounded who were evacuated from all parts of the country to the only Jewish hospital in the area - Today the organization counts over 11,000 members.
The Association of Blood Donors Volunteers in Israel works alongside MDA blood services, which collect 270,000 blood donations from volunteer donors every year, and do so without any real consideration (about 1,000 blood units per day). Blood donations in Israel.
Why do blood donations continue throughout the year?
In fact, it was possible to locate many people and a blood-filled area that would last for a long time.
Right? Not true!
Platelets have three components: red blood cells that can be stored up to 35 days, platelets that can store 5 days and plasma that can be frozen for up to a year and a half so there is no need for many donors at once but blood donations throughout the year.
How much and why?
In order to meet the increasing demands of the Israeli health system, 1000 needs to be allocated daily.
Blood donations in Israel are performed by the MDA Blood Services, in order to provide all the hospitals in Israel with all the blood components necessary for the treatment of patients and the wounded, in routine and in times of emergency.
It is not yet possible to produce blood in the laboratory, so blood has no substitute, So that only a blood donation from one person can save another.
Why is it important to donate blood voluntarily?
To increase the safety and quality of blood transfusions, it is very important that the blood donation be given voluntarily and without any financial consideration. Volunteer donors provide reliable information about their lifestyle and medical problems that may be harmful to patients receiving the dose. It is important to know that there is complete confidentiality of the information you provide, as well as the results of tests performed in the packet.
So where to contribute?
The answer to her is right here on the site.
Do you have any questions about the blood donation procedure?
Get all the answers inThe questions and answers page our.
As of the end of 2019, there were 11,561 volunteers in the organization, of which 7,167 were active, 2,224 retirees and 2,170 others (abroad, patients).
In 2019, 6,526 members donated blood and its components to save lives.
Of which: 6,148 blood units and platelet 378.