Blood Donation Club

Blood Donation Club

EVERY TIME YOU DONATE BLOOD, SOMEBODY CAN OBSERVE LIFE

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) about Blood Donation

Who can donate blood?

Any healthy person can donate blood. Before taking blood, some questions related to your health will be asked to make sure that you can donate blood.

Can I donate blood if I had jaundice previously?

No, if you have a history of jaundice in the past, you need to be screened for hepatitis before donating blood.

Do I have enough blood in my body to donate?

Yes. The body contains 10 to 12 pints of blood.

How much blood is taken?

For a whole blood donation, approximately one pint (which weighs about one pound-up to 500 ml) is collected.

How often can I donate?

The interval between blood donations should be at least eight weeks.

Is there anything I should do before I donate?

Be sure to eat well at your regular mealtimes and drink plenty of fluids.

Will donating blood hurt?

No more than a pinch in the beginning! Our trained technologists make donating blood as painless and easy as possible.

Can I develop infections like hepatitis or HIV (AIDS Virus) when I donate blood?

No each blood bag and its needle are sterile and disposable.

How much time does it take for my body to replace the blood that I donated?

Not long at all. The volume of fluids will adjust within a few hours of your donation. The red blood cells will be replaced within a few weeks.

What should I eat or drink after donation

You should drink plenty of fluids during the first few hours following the donation. As for food, you can have your own regular meals.

Can I smoke after donation?

Smoking is better avoided for at least 2 hours after donating blood because it may result in dizziness and a fainting attack. Remember, smoking is dangerous to your health anyway!

What type of tests will perform on donated blood?

After blood is drawn, it is tested for Blood Group, Hepatitis B & C, HIV (AIDS Virus) and certain other infectious diseases to ensure the donor and the patient’s safety.

How long my blood will be stored in the blood bank after collection?

Each unit of whole blood may be separated into several components. Blood may be stored up to 35 days. However at AMTF, blood is utilized shortly after collection.

What do I have to do if I want to donate?

Ans. Please contact AMTF Blood Bank to donate. You may fill in the registration form to register yourself in the AMTF Blood Donors Club in order to become a regular donor. Register yourself now!

Download Blood Donation Club Form Below

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how can we help you?

Contact us at the AMTF office or submit a Inquiry form online.

#AMTF won the #CSR2020 Award in "Community Health Services"
January 30,2020
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Dr. Asim Qidwai is working as a special interest in Haemoglobinopathies and childhood cancers. Dr Asim Qidwai is a founder of AMTF Helping Blood disorder program Karachi, Pakistan.
Dr Asim Qidwai did his medical school in 1995 followed by a residency in pediatric medicine, cardiology haematology and oncology. He also completed his masters in Haemoglobinopathies from University College London Hospital. He is the first Pakistan physician who has completed this Master program in Haemoglobinopathies from University College London Hospital.
Dr Qidwai has developed Pakistan first structured program for haemoglobin disorder with a concept of Multidisciplinary team. Dr Qidwai is also a founder member of Children Cancer Hospital and international Bridging foundation.
Dr Asim Qidwai has been actively involved in various research projects and presented several papers in local and international meetings. Dr Asim Qidwai has a special interest in Haemoglobinopathies and his passion is to develop the best centre for children suffering from different kind of blood disorders free of cost.
Under his leadership, Amtf project is the winner of " I am the change" 2016, "SATHA" (South Asia Triple Helix Award) 2018, "IFA Cambridge Child welfare" 2019.
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"Golden Lady of the Year 2019" Award
Presented to: Dr. Dur e Naz Jamal (Director - SBTA)
Presented by : Dr. Asim Qidwai (Founder & CEO - AMTF)
An initiative taken by Dr. Asim Qidwai and #AMTF to acknowledge the remarkable work and astonishing efforts of individuals in Health Sector of Pakistan
January 24, 2020
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Afzaal Memorial Thalassemia Foundation - Official

The #RedBusAMTF a concept by Dr. Asim Qidwai arrives at #PIA Township, Karachi for Blood Drive & Advocacy.
January 18, 2020
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The #RedBusAMTF a concept by Dr. Asim Qidwai arrives at Lakhani House, Adamjee Nagar, Karachi for Blood Drive & Advocacy.
January 12, 2020
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Happy New Year 2020
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#amtf - helping blood disorders
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The #RedBusAMTF a concept by Dr. Asim Qidwai arrives at #PIA Head Office, Karachi for Blood Drive & Advocacy
December 12, 2019
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#RedBus at Happy Palace School (Isfahani Campus)
for #amtf Blood Donation Drive
December 5, 2019
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