Why Donate Blood

Why Donate Blood?

Donating blood not only benefit the person who receive the blood but also improve the healthiness of the donor. While provide blood there will be magnificent feeling resulting from giving something essential to someone who needs it, the benefits of donating blood may extend far beyond this to having a constructive impact on the donor’s health.

Some of the advantages for donating blood are:

  • Ingestion of quantities of iron beyond a certain limit can promote formation of free radicals in the body. Free radicals can cause cellular changes which can disrupt normal cell function and may increase the risk of certain diseases such as heart disease or cancer. This is more likely to be a problem for men and post menopausal women since women of child bearing age shed excess iron through regular menstrual cycles. If a person happens to be a red meat eater, the risk for iron overload will be high.
  • When the blood will be donated there will be a decrease in the blood cells. To reload, immediately new cells produced by marrow and this way blood gets re-energized. By donating blood body get generated new blood cells.
  • By donating blood a person will clinically screened i.e. HB level, blood pressure & body weight. The donated blood is tested for five major diseases i.e. Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, Syphilis and Malaria. As a result of any illness donor immediately informed. Thus by donating blood a person can be screened periodically.
  • Blood donation removes some of the excess iron which may cause free radical formation in the body. Studies have shown that men who donate blood on a regular basis have a lower risk of heart disease.

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#AMTF Blood Donation Camp at Amreli Steels (Dhabeji Unit)
April 24, 2019
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Ms. Fariya Zameen (Head of Marketing) & Mr. Muhammad Azam (Head Services Marketing) from Faysal Bank visited #AMTF
April 24, 2019
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#AMTF Thalassemia Awareness Session at Amreli Steels - Dhabeji Unit
April 23, 2019
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#AMTF Blood Donation Camp at Greenwich University, Karachi
April 16, 2019
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#AMTF Blood Donation Camp at PAF-KIET, Nazimabad Campus
April 15, 2019
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#AMTF Blood Donation Camp at Institute of Business Management (IoBM)
April 9, 2019
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Dr. Asim Qidwai, Founder & CEO AMTF had a meeting with High Commissioner Pakistan at Canada Mr. Raza Bashir Tarar in Ottawa
April 4, 2019PRESS RELEASE
April 04, 2019
Dr. Asim Qidwai, Founder & C.E.O of Afzaal Memorial Thalassemia Foundation (AMTF) called on the High Commissioner of Pakistan, Raza Bashir Tarar and briefed him on the work of the Foundation in the field of health care related to children from blood disorder.
The High Commissioner appreciated the plan of the Foundation for conducting awareness sessions with the Pakistani community living abroad. He agreed with the vision of the foundation to deliver the utmost level of passionate care to the patients of thalassemia. The High Commissioner urged the founder for developing synergy among the institutes working in Pakistan on the childhood blood diseases.
Dr. Asim Qidwai also informed the High Commissioner for his drive to include thalassemia awareness and prevention in the curriculum of high schools and colleges of Pakistan.
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