|Information resources of the blood services|
This Web site includes some links that can be consulted to access the basic tools required to achieve the objectives of sufficiency, safety, and suitability of blood used in transfusions.
The National Anemia Action Council (NAAC) created the Anemia & Blood Donation tutorial for deferred blood donors and the health professionals who educate them about low blood counts and anemia. Read on to learn about the possible causes of a low blood count, potential treatments and the importance of communicating a low blood count to your doctor.
Let's Change Blood Donation in the Americas. The Voluntary Donation Forum, in the framework of the Sixth Annual Congress of the Mexican Association of Transfusion Medicine, in the city of Monterrey Nuevo León, Mexico, September 2008
The Let's make a difference: Recruitment of unpaid volunteer blood donors manual is designed for self-teaching and as reference material. Its aim is to contribute ideas and suggestions that can be introduced in order to achieve a true change in their own work environment.
This section supplements that material, offering specific examples of how these proposals can be implemented, encouraging cooperation and partnerships between blood services from throughout the world.
Lifegivers. Methodological guide for community educators (1.44 MB) (documents in Spanish)
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization