BLOOD DONATION SOCIETY

In this age of wisdom and modernity the greatest need that exists is to live and save a life. Concerning this very need of the world, University of Mianwali has taken a very important step of establishing a Blood Donation Society on March 29, 2022 as per the directions of honorable Vice Chancellor, Dr. Islam Ullah Khan. Blood Donation is a voluntary procedure, which accepts the withdrawal of one’s blood by medical professionals without demanding financial compensation. The Blood Donation Society of University Of Mianwali (UMWBDS) has a team of highly motivated and spirited students who maintain a complete data and record of blood donors including the volunteers from the staff, faculty and other students of the University.

The BDSUMW helps the people by conducting regular blood donation camps in emergencies as well as in routine requirements with the active and continuous cooperation of its members. This blood donation campaign underlines the role, every single person can play in helping others in emergency situations, by giving the valuable gift of blood.  The UMWBDS will work under the slogan; “Be a man of honor, be a donor!”

MESSAGE OF VICE CHANCELLOR

The Vice Chancellor of the University Of Mianwali , Dr Islam Ullah Khan has highlighted the main objective behind the establishment of a Blood Donation Society by

“The main objective of the society is to serve humanity in every possible way regarding the donation of blood. We care for the health of people and we want a healthy society inside as well as outside the University. So, we should create awareness among the people especially by highlighting the advantages of Blood donation.”

(Professor Dr. IU Khan)

OBJECTIVES

The blood service that gives patients access to safe blood in sufficient quantity is a key component of an effective health system. So, the main objectives of Blood Donation Society of University of Mianwali will be:

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To build a wider public awareness of the need for committed, year-round blood donation in order to maintain adequate supplies of blood.

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To appreciate and support those people, who are always ready to do good with others and to encourage the youth to become new donors as well.

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To encourage people to strengthen the emergency preparedness of health services in their community by donating blood.

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To develop a database of our students for blood donation.

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To develop a database of our students for blood donation.

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To setup a health system which is beneficial to people, who are in need of blood due to medical emergencies as it is noticed that usually it takes a lot of time to find a person with the required blood group.

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To connect the needy with the volunteer blood donor by blood as well as emotionally.

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The mission is to perform a crucial role in healthcare system by providing a safe, secure and cost effective supply of quality blood products.

TEAM MEMBERS

Zaigham Raza Khan Niazi

Chief Coordinator

Mr. Jawad Hassan khan

President

Maria Gul

General Seceratary

STATISTICS

  • Thalassemia cases at Thalassemia center Mianwali reported were 403 till November.
  • Total need of blood in one day in different cases , handling Blood Bank of District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) , Mianwali in normal routine is around 50.
  • Special cases like accidents , Surgery and bullet injuries required 10 to 15 bottles at a time .

BECOME A PART OF OUR SOCIETY:

LIST OF MEMBERS WHO DONATED BLOOD

MonthList
May, 2022View Here
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July, 2022View Here
August, 2022View Here
September, 2022View Here

TERMS & CONDITIONS

FAQ's

A blood donor must:

  • be in good general health
  • be aged 18 years or older but less than 60 years
  • weigh at least 45 Kg
  • have a hemoglobin level of at least 12.5 g/dl
  • not have donated blood in the last 3 months

Blood must not be donated if a person is suffering from any of these conditions:

  • Cold/ fever in the past 1 week
  • Under treatment with antibiotics or any other medication
  • Cardiac problems, hypertension, epilepsy, diabetes (on insulin therapy), history of cancer, chronic kidney or liver disease, bleeding tendencies, venereal disease
  • Major surgery in the last 6 months or minor surgery in the past 3 months
  • Jaundice or hepatitis or positivity for Hepatitis B or C viruses
  • Tooth extraction less than 3 days back or dental surgery less than 1 month back
  • Fainting attacks during the last donation
  • On therapy with regular blood transfusions
  • Sharing needles to inject drugs/ having history of drug addiction
  • Sexual relations with different partners or with a high risk individual
  • Been tested positive for antibodies to HIV
  • Any endocrinal problem
  • Females should not donate blood during pregnancy. They can donate after 6 months following delivery and when they are not breast feeding
  • Females should not donate blood if they are having heavy menstrual flow or menstrual cramps
  • Miscarriage in the last 6 months

It is safe to donate blood once in every three months.

Blood can be a life-saving therapy for patients. One unit of blood can save 4 lives (if it is separated into components). Healthy people should donate blood regularly and voluntarily to overcome shortage of blood for patients. It has been proven worldwide that voluntary donations are the safest of all kinds of donations.

Giving blood is not painful. You may feel a prick when the needle is inserted, which lasts only a few seconds.

Red cells – 35 days
Platelets – 5 days
Fresh frozen plasma – 1 year

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