Requirements to be a blood donor

  1. Persons must be17 years or older ( 16 year olds will need written parental/guardian consent)
  2. Weigh at least 110 pounds
  3. Healthy- not infected or affected with a blood-borne disease.
  4. Must be willing (NOT forced by others) to donate blood. 

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To promote, coordinate and implement technical activities and actions directed towards strengthening the national capacity to develop policies, plans, programs and services, thus contributing to the promotion of mental health, the reduction of the burden of the psychiatric diseases, prevention of disabilities, and the development of rehabilitation. Learn More 

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