Welcome to Global Blood Fund

How much do you know?

Do you fully understand the challenges faced by blood services in low-income countries?  Take our quiz to find out – the answers may surprise you!

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The Wonder of Blood

Read and be inspired by stories from around the world about the power of blood to save and transform lives. Visit the Your Blood Story Website.

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Help Needed

You can ensure patients in Africa, Latin America, Asia etc. enjoy access to safe blood when in need of a life-saving transfusion. Help on a global scale.

Equipment Exchange

Access GBF’s cloud-based EqXchange portal, where no longer needed blood banking equipment can be donated and requested. Share resources.

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In rich countries, when patients need blood they simply expect it to be there and be safe. In economically ­challenged countries, blood banks are often empty and what blood there is may put transfused patients at risk of contracting HIV or numerous other infections.

In response, GBF . . .

  • Donates expertise, money and equipment
  • Promotes voluntary, non-­remunerated blood donation
  • Encourages the blood­banking community to share resources
  • Offers a mechanism to engage millions of regular blood donors in international aid efforts
  • Helps increase awareness of global inequalities in access to safe blood

Calling Indian Donor Recruiters

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Dona Mexico Competencia

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IDREaM 2018 Workshop

gbfsite-220AfSBT and the charity Global Blood Fund have partnered to offer African blood banking professionals the second International Donor Recruitment, Engagement and Management programme. The aim is to develop and share best practice in this critical area and IDREaM is envisaged to become an annual fixture in the African blood banking calendar.

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