BLOOD DONATION FAQ
No. For now, only those who donated their bloods at blood collection centers Using Blood Bank Information System (BBISV2) which is used in 22 blood collection centers nationwide will receive the Blood Donor Card.
Donation count depends on data extracted from BBISV2. Donation not documented in BBISV2 at this moment are not included in the donation count.
We are in the planning process for donation count data entry and further information will be updated from time to time.
Your donation count will be updated every 24 hours from the time of your last blood donation.
The blood group recorded at blood collection centers are true blood group. Kindly proceed to the particular blood collection centre or nearest blood collection for further inquiries.
Kindly proceed to the nearest blood bank for verification in order to claim your privilege.
Only the last 10 years of recorded data in BBISV2 system will be displayed in MySejahtera.
Every day blood is needed to save lives. Blood may be needed for surgery, accident victims or to treat patients with leukemia, cancer, heart disease, liver
disease and hemophilia. Your contribution could save a life.
Yes, if you are over 17 years old (age verification required) and weight more than 45kg. In general, taking medication is not an obstacle to donating blood because acceptance and rejection are based on medical reports. If you are taking any medication, please inform before donating blood.
You must be healthy enough to donate blood. Your health and safety is very important to us. You will be asked to fill up a blood donation questionnaire where your medical history will be asked. Blood pressure and a drop of blood will be taken for a hemoglobin test. All information provided by you is confidential.
The process of donating blood will take between 7-10 minutes, but you are advised to be at the blood collection site for approximately one hour.
You only feel a little pain when the needle is inserted and nothing after.
A total of 450ml, which is less than 1 pint (586ml). Adults usually have about 5 liters (10-12 pints) of blood in the body.
Most people feel comfortable after donating blood. You are advised to have a light meal before donating blood.
Yes. Just avoid doing heavy activities for 5 hours after donating blood. Drink plenty of water within 24 hours.
Plasma is replaced within 24 hours. You need to drink 4 glasses of water without alcohol and do not do heavy work with your hands for a period of 5 hours. Red blood takes 4-8 weeks to be replaced and you can donate again after that.
Your blood will be tested to determine blood group, viral infwhich is used in 22 blood collection centers nationwideections such as syphilis, hepatitis (B & C) and AIDS (HIV). Then, stored for patient use. Blood can also be separated into several blood components and can be used to treat more than one patient.