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Why is it important?

Approximately 99% of the units of blood collected in our country are family replacement, ie, the relative of a patient must meet a requirement that the patient can receive care, which runs the risk of receiving donor high risk for transmission of infectious diseases in this way and can’t be detected very early.

  • Blood is more secure when obtained from volunteer donors, ie, the person who gives without any pressure to "fill a requirement," and does so with the desire to help someone whose health is affected.
  • Blood collected from recurrent voluntary donors, ie who donate at least 1 to 2 times a year, is the safest blood for having been obtained from people who have maintained their low-risk conditions during this period time, decreasing the chances of failing to detect infectious agents transmitted blood.

Who can be voluntary donors?

  • Anyone with a desire to help others, and that this will (the) commits himself to maintain their good health, avoiding exposure to risk factors that threaten their welfare.
  • It is open to all persons who:
    1. Never have donated and want to start.
    2. Those who have donated by a relative, friend or acquaintance and want to continue donating without being prompted.
  • Never have donated and want to start.
  • Those who have donated by a relative, friend or acquaintance and want to continue donating without being prompted.

How to make a donation?

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer donor, go personally to the Médica Sur Tlalpan Blood Bank where gladly we answer your questions, or you can contact us:

  • By Blood Bank e-mail: bancodesangre@medicasur.org.mx
  • Phone: 54 24 72 00 ext. 4210

You can encourage family, friends, and become a promoter of the donation by invitations by different means, including electronic, e-mail, Twitter and Facebook

Where to donate?

The Médica Sur Blood Bank its accredited by the Mexican Accreditation Bureau to meet the particular requirements for quality and competence, verifying that we have:

  • Adequate equipment.
  • Trained and experienced personnel to provide quality care and human warmth.
  • Sterile, disposable equipment for obtaining samples and blood units.

Does it benefit the donor of blood?

Studies of blood donors have no charge and include:

  • Determination of the ABO blood group and RhD.
  • Blood biometry.
  • Tests for various infections were transfused in different ways, one being blood transfusion (HIV or AIDS, hepatitis C, hepatitis B, Chagas disease and syphilis.)
  • Assessment of health conditions at the time of donation.