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[PROJECT] "2Gether with TWICE" Anniversary Project Blood Donation Drive

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Greeting all ONCES!

We will be holding a blood donation drive as one of our "2gether with TWICE" anniversary projects lined up to celebrate the second anniversary of our beloved 9 girls in the KPOP industry!

 

Event Details

Date: 21 October 2017 (Saturday)

Time: 10.a.m - 5.p.m

Venue: Bloodbank @ HSA

Spoiler

ocU0Olx.jpg

Directions

Nearest MRT Station: Outram Park (NE3)

Bus Services: 33, 63, 74, 174, 851, 970

Enter the building and follow the signs to the holding room. If you can't find your way, you can PM me on Twitter (@210AuGuSt922) or ask the staffs at the counter that day and they will be glad to help you!

 

Brief description of what's going to happen on that day!

We will break into waves of 10 donors per hour, starting from 10am, and depending on the turnout, we can arrange you guys to come maybe 15-30 minutes before each 1 hour interval so that you will not have to wait that long for your turn.

How the blood donation process will proceed:-

1) Registration
Your personal particulars will be recorded and you will be asked to fill out a health assessment questionnaire.

2) Medical screening
A health screener will ask you about your medical, travel and social history to confirm that you are fit to make a donation, after which your weight, blood pressure, pulse and body temperature will be taken.

3) Blood test
Your blood haemoglobin level will be checked to ensure that you can make a donation.

4) Blood donation
Your arm will be cleaned, after which a local painkiller will be applied to ensure that you feel minimal pain during the donation. The actual withdrawal of blood takes about 5 to 10 minutes and about 350 – 450 ml of blood is collected.

5) Refreshments
After the donation, you are advised to rest for 10 to 15 minutes and have some light refreshments before resuming normal activities.

We will in one of the meeting rooms in the HSA building where you can expect to mingle with your fellow ONCES from all over Singapore and from different fan sites too.

There will be some games, intro sessions to let each other know a bit better, some variety videos playbacks related to TWICE, etc and food too! Basically we want you guys to have fun while you are there!

So for those who are interested to have some fun and also donate blood for a good cause, please sign up in the registration form by clicking HERE

(This form is set up by the Red Cross Singapore because they need roughly the total number of people that are coming on the Saturday, so they can better allocate their resources to serve us and make sure that the whole donation process will be a smooth one. Deadline set by the Red Cross, to sign up for the blood donation drive will be on the 13th of October, Friday!)

P.S. If you missed out signing up, after this deadline and you are really keen to join us, you can pm AuGuStKz (in TTF or Twitter), for more details. Also we will need this final number to roughly gauge how much food we need to cater for you guys too! 

 

Some Interesting Facts and Figures;

Spoiler

kPggPgt.jpg

 

[!!!] Important Things to Take Note

Criteria for Blood Donors

Basic Requirements
You may become a donor if you:

Spoiler
  • are aged between 16 and 60 (Youths aged 16 and 17 will need to complete and bring a signed parental consent form)
  • weigh at least 45 kilogram
  • are in good health
  • do not have any symptoms of infection for at least 1 week (e.g. sore throat, cough, runny nose, diarrhoea)
  • did not have fever in the last 3 weeks
  • have a haemoglobin level of at least 12.5g/dl (Tests will be administered by trained nurses at the donation site). For tips on how to bump up your haemoglobin and iron levels. 

Intervals Between Blood Donation
At least 12 weeks (3 months) interval between each blood donation.

When Not to Donate
Before making a donation, it is important that you take some time to view the links that may be relevant to you:

Common reasons for postponing your donation:

Spoiler
  • Medication or vaccination
  • Products derived from human plasma
  • Herbal supplements or traditional herbal remedies
  • Drug abuse
  • Recently released from prison
  • Overseas travel deferral criteria
  • Pregnancy or menstrual period
  • Major illness or surgery
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Hypertension

Some people may not be aware that they are carriers of the following diseases, but their blood can still infect and harm the people who receive it. Find out more about:

Spoiler
  • AIDS or HIV infection
  • Hepatitis
  • Syphilis
  • Malaria

If you have already donated blood but think that your blood should not be used for transfusion, please call 1800-2263320 and inform us as soon as possible.

Major Illness/Surgery
You cannot donate blood if you have any of the following conditions:

Spoiler
  • Heart or lung disease (those with asymptomatic asthma can still give blood)
  • Previous or current history of cancer
  • High blood pressure and taking medication (except diuretics)
  • Diabetes and taking medication
  • Abnormal bleeding tendencies or blood disorder
  • AIDS or symptoms of AIDS, such as unexplained fevers, severe night sweats,
  • unexpected weight loss, swollen glands or chronic diarrhoea
  • Uncontrolled seizures after infancy
  • Hepatitis B or C
  • Syphilis
  • Malaria
  • Underwent major surgery 6 to 12 months ago

Some Common Reasons For Temporary Deferral
If you have had:

Spoiler
  • Fever with a temperature of more than 37.5 (oral) or 38ºC (tympanic or ear): o Please wait for 3 weeks after recovery or treatment
  • Upper respiratory tract infections such as cold, flu, sore throat or any other symptoms of infection without fever: Please wait for 1 week after recovery
  • Dental work e.g. scaling or filing.
  • Please wait for 1 day after dental work
  • Tooth extraction:
    Please wait for 3 days after treatment (for wisdom tooth surgical extraction, please wait for 3 months)
  • Minor skin infection.
    Please wait for 1 week after complete healing
  • Chickenpox, chikungunya, dengue or measles exposure but NO infection:
    Please wait for 3 weeks
  • Close contact with hepatitis B:
    Please wait for 12 months and after a full course of hepatitis B vaccination with satisfactory antibody response
  • Infectious diseases such as chickenpox, measles, chikungunya or dengue fever:
    Please wait for 6 months after recovery
  • Tattoos, ear/body piercing, acupuncture or blood transfusions:
    Please wait for 1 year (unless disposable needles were used) and inform the attending doctor/nurse
  • Pregnancy:
    You should not donate blood during your pregnancy. You may do so 6 weeks after a normal delivery, provided that you are not breast feeding your child.
    This is to prevent iron deficiency anaemia.
  • Menstrual Period:
    Please do not make a donation if you are experiencing heavy menstrual flow or menstrual cramps.

Medication
You will not be accepted as a blood donor if you are taking drugs for any current infections or heart diseases, or are undergoing cancer treatment.

Please postpone your donation:

Spoiler

At least 2 days (48 hours) after:
• Hepatitis B vaccination

At least 3 days after:
• Taking Traditional Chinese Medicine
• Most prescription medication (excluding paracetamol, anti-histamines or sedatives)

At least 1 week after:
• Taking antibiotics

At least 2 weeks after:
• Typhoid vaccination (oral vaccination only)
• Measles vaccination
• Mumps vaccination
• Polio (oral vaccination only)
• Yellow Fever vaccination

• BCG (tuberculosis) vaccination

At least 4 weeks after:
• Rubella (German Measles) vaccination
• Chicken Pox (Varicella Zoster) vaccination
• Propecia (for hair loss)
• Isotretinoin e.g. Accutane, Roaccutane etc (for acne treatment)

If the vaccine you received or medication you took is not included in the above list, kindly call 62130626 to speak to a medical staff.

Travel to Malaria Endemic Area

Spoiler

Malaria is caused by Plasmodia, a parasitic infection transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Malaria can also be transmitted by blood
transfusion and organ transplants. Click here for more information about malaria. The incubation period for malaria is typically 4 weeks for falciparum malaria,
and typically 4 to 8 weeks for vivax malaria.

However, symptoms of malaria (such as fever, vomiting, headache, dark urine) can occur as early as a week after infection and even up to a year after
exposure in an area with malaria. Persons who have had malaria can also be re-infected more than once, and can have relapses, depending on the malaria
type and treatment.

To ensure our blood supply is free of malaria, we test the blood of donors if they previously resided in a malaria endemic area in the past or visited a malaria
endemic area in the past 12 months, since they may have been infected or exposed to malaria. Donors who return less than 4 months from a malaria
endemic area will be deferred from blood donation for at least 4 months from the day they left the area. The deferral period enables us to reliably test for
malaria in the donated blood as it takes about 4 months for the body to develop antibody after exposure. “The above advice on travel to malaria endemic
areas applies only to those who stayed in a malaria endemic area “overnight” (meaning they spent at least one night in a malaria endemic area). Donors who
visited a malaria endemic area for a short “day trip” (that is, the visit was only during the daytime) are not considered to be at risk and can donate as per
normal (whole blood and apheresis plasma and platelets). Donors are welcome to call the blood bank and speak to our medical staff if they have questions
regarding our donor criteria for travel to malaria endemic areas or if they are unsure whether the place you have visited is considered malaria endemic.”

The malaria endemic areas* in the commonly visited countries include:

  • Bangladesh (All areas except Dhaka)
  • Cambodia (All areas except Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh and Lake Tonle Sap)
  • India (All areas except elevated areas above 2,000m)
  • Indonesia (All rural areas of Kalimantan, Nusa Tenggara, Sulawesi, and Sumatra; Batam, Bintan, and all areas of eastern Indonesia)
  • Laos (All areas except Vientiane)
  • Malaysia (All rural areas of Sabah and Sarawak; to a lesser extent in rural areas of Peninsular Malaysia)
  • Myanmar (All areas at altitude below 1000m which includes Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan)
  • Thailand (All rural areas except the cities of Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui, Pattaya, Phang Nga and Phuket)
  • Vietnam (All rural areas except the Red River Delta and cities such as Da Nang, Haiphong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Nhra Trang, and Qui Nhon)

First-time donors with a history of malaria, as well as regular donors whose blood are tested positive for malaria, will be deferred indefinitely. Persons who
have had malaria may still carry a low level of parasites in their body although they have recovered and display no symptoms.
Donors' blood donations will be tested if they have:

  • Visited a malaria endemic area in the last 12 months
  • Lived in a malaria endemic area for more than 6 months continuously

For the latest list of malaria endemic areas, please click here.
Adapted from 2016 CDC Health Information for International Travel (commonly called the Yellow Book)

For the latest list of malaria endemic areas, please visit 
https://www.cdc.gov/malaria/travelers/country_table/a.html

Travel to Europe

Spoiler

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease [vCJD or Mad Cow disease]

HSA has adopted the policy of excluding donors from the United Kingdom (UK) and most European countries due to the incidence of endogenous human
clinical vCJD (“Mad Cow Disease”) infections and outbreaks of vCJD in their cattle industry.

Donors will not be eligible to donate blood if they have:

  • Visited or lived in the United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man or the Channel Island) between 1980 and 1996 for a cumulative period of 3 months or longer
  • Visited or lived in France since 1980 for a cumulative period of 5 years or longer
  • Received a transfusion of blood or blood components in France or the United Kingdom since 1980
  • Donors who have lived in other European countries (excluding France and UK) for 5 years or more are advised to donate only plasma via apheresis procedure.

 

These precautionary deferral measures have been adopted by Singapore as well as many other countries such as the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Hong Kong. There is currently no reliable screening test for vCJD in the blood. As vCJD has been reported to be transmitted through blood transfusion in at least 3 cases in the UK, we have decided to adopt these stringent precautions in the interests of blood safety for our patients.

The above criteria cover some common situations that will render a prospective donor unsuitable for blood donation. The doctor or nurse will exercise medical judgment during the medical interview for each individual donor.

Donors who are interested in donating blood will have to bring along their NRIC or donation card for registration. Non-Singaporeans will have to produce their Work Permit/ Employment Pass/ Student Pass.

 

Spoiler

bLCDpNU.jpg

 

OFFICIAL PROOF OF IDENTITY FOR BLOOD DONORS

A. For New Blood Donors

i) NRIC (Singapore citizens and permanent residents);
ii) Passport (Singapore residents and Foreigners);
iii) Military IC (SAF 11B) issued by Ministry of Defence
iv) Photo ID staff cards issued by Ministries and Statutory Boards, including Military Camp passes;
v) Work Permit issued by Ministry of Manpower;
vi) Student Pass and EZ-Link card issued by Ministry of Education;
vii) Singapore Driving License (with photo ID);
viii) Public Service Card issued by Singapore Civil Service;
ix) Staff Passes issued by the following organizations:

Spoiler
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Jurong Island

(x) School Report Card (with photo ID) at closed school drives; the teacher or school administrator must certify true copy of the duplicated
copy;
(xi) Cross-referencing between different identification documents may be performed to verify the donor’s identity if none of the photoIDs
listed in item (i) to (x) is available

It requires one of the documents produced to carry a name and FIN, NRIC or Passport number, (such as employment’s pass, student’s pass,
dependant’s pass) to cross reference with another identity document that has the same name, photo and at least one of the following
particulars in common;

a. Date of Birth
b. Singapore Address

B. For Repeat Blood Donors
i) Blood Donor Card (only requires the donor to provide date of birth, address or contact number for verification);
ii) Any of the above documents

 

Pre and Post Donation Drive

DOS:

Spoiler
  • Eat a well balance meal including plenty of fluids 24 hours before blood donation
  • Rest on the donor bed for at least 10 minutes after the donation is completed. The nurse will put a plaster over the needle site. Keep the plaster on the arm for 4 to 6 hours. (No problem with taking a shower as the plaster is waterproof)
  • Rest in the donor refreshment lounge for at least another 10 minutes before leaving the blood bank. Please take the refreshment served.
  • Drink more fluids than usual on that day, at least 8 glasses. This will help replace the liquid component of the blood donated. (Within 72 hours)
  • Take the iron pills given, once daily before meals for 2 weeks, or eat iron rich foods.
  • Apply direct pressure and raise your arm should there be bleeding from the needle site, and call for help.
  • Lie down or sit down with head between knees should you feel dizzy or faint, and call for help.

DON’TS:

Spoiler
  • Lift or carry heavy weights for 12 hours after donation to prevent bruising and promote healing.
  • Involve yourself in strenuous or athletic activities for 24 hours after donation. This is a precaution to help the body adjust to the blood withdrawn.
  • Leave should you feel faint or unwell. Please inform the staff immediately.

 

We do hope you are interested to partake in this blood donation drive!!

 

Regards,
Boon

 

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52 minutes ago, Kh3ngboon said:

Greeting all ONCES!

We will be holding a blood donation drive as one of our "2gether with TWICE" anniversary projects lined up to celebrate the second anniversary of our beloved 9 girls in the KPOP industry!

 

Event Details

Date: 21 October 2017 (Saturday)

Time: 10.a.m - 5.p.m

Venue: Bloodbank @ HSA

  Reveal hidden contents

ocU0Olx.jpg

Directions

Nearest MRT Station: Outram Park (NE3)

Bus Services: 33, 63, 74, 174, 851, 970

Enter the building and follow the signs to the holding room. If you can't find your way, you can PM me on Twitter (@210AuGuSt922) or ask the staffs at the counter that day and they will be gladly to help you!

 

Brief description of what's going to happen on that day!

We will break into waves of 10 donors per hour and depending on the turnout, we can arrange you guys to come
maybe 15-30 minutes before each interval so that you will not have to wait that long for your turn.

We will all be in a meeting room in the building where you can expect to mingle with fellow ONCES from all over
Singapore and from different fan sites too.

There will be some games, intro sessions to let each other know a bit better, some variety videos playbacks related
to TWICE, and food too!
So for those who are interested to have some fun and also donate blood for a good cause, please sign up by clicking here.

This is a form set up by the Red Cross Singapore because they need the total number of people that are coming on the Saturday, to better allocate their staff to serve us and make sure the whole donation process will be a smooth one.

Last date to sign up will be on the 13th of October, Friday! – If you missed out this deadline and you are really keen to join us, you can pm me AuGuStKz, for more details. Also I will need this final number to roughly gauge how much food we need to cater for you guys too.

 

Some Interesting Facts and Figures;

  Hide contents

kPggPgt.jpg

 

[!!!] Important Things to Take Note

Criteria for Blood Donors

Basic Requirements
You may become a donor if you:

  Hide contents
  • are aged between 16 and 60 (Youths aged 16 and 17 will need to complete and bring a signed parental consent form)
  • weigh at least 45 kilogram
  • are in good health
  • do not have any symptoms of infection for at least 1 week (e.g. sore throat, cough, runny nose, diarrhoea)
  • did not have fever in the last 3 weeks
  • have a haemoglobin level of at least 12.5g/dl (Tests will be administered by trained nurses at the donation site). For tips on how to bump up your haemoglobin and iron levels. 

Intervals Between Blood Donation
At least 12 weeks (3 months) interval between each blood donation.

When Not to Donate
Before making a donation, it is important that you take some time to view the links that may be relevant to you:

Common reasons for postponing your donation:

  Hide contents
  • Medication or vaccination
  • Products derived from human plasma
  • Herbal supplements or traditional herbal remedies
  • Drug abuse
  • Recently released from prison
  • Overseas travel deferral criteria
  • Pregnancy or menstrual period
  • Major illness or surgery
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Hypertension

Some people may not be aware that they are carriers of the following diseases, but their blood can still infect and harm the people who receive it. Find out more about:

  Hide contents
  • AIDS or HIV infection
  • Hepatitis
  • Syphilis
  • Malaria

If you have already donated blood but think that your blood should not be used for transfusion, please call 1800-2263320 and inform us as soon as possible.

Major Illness/Surgery
You cannot donate blood if you have any of the following conditions:

  Hide contents
  • Heart or lung disease (those with asymptomatic asthma can still give blood)
  • Previous or current history of cancer
  • High blood pressure and taking medication (except diuretics)
  • Diabetes and taking medication
  • Abnormal bleeding tendencies or blood disorder
  • AIDS or symptoms of AIDS, such as unexplained fevers, severe night sweats,
  • unexpected weight loss, swollen glands or chronic diarrhoea
  • Uncontrolled seizures after infancy
  • Hepatitis B or C
  • Syphilis
  • Malaria
  • Underwent major surgery 6 to 12 months ago

Some Common Reasons For Temporary Deferral
If you have had:

  Hide contents
  • Fever with a temperature of more than 37.5 (oral) or 38ºC (tympanic or ear): o Please wait for 3 weeks after recovery or treatment
  • Upper respiratory tract infections such as cold, flu, sore throat or any other symptoms of infection without fever: Please wait for 1 week after recovery
  • Dental work e.g. scaling or filing.
  • Please wait for 1 day after dental work
  • Tooth extraction:
    Please wait for 3 days after treatment (for wisdom tooth surgical extraction, please wait for 3 months)
  • Minor skin infection.
    Please wait for 1 week after complete healing
  • Chickenpox, chikungunya, dengue or measles exposure but NO infection:
    Please wait for 3 weeks
  • Close contact with hepatitis B:
    Please wait for 12 months and after a full course of hepatitis B vaccination with satisfactory antibody response
  • Infectious diseases such as chickenpox, measles, chikungunya or dengue fever:
    Please wait for 6 months after recovery
  • Tattoos, ear/body piercing, acupuncture or blood transfusions:
    Please wait for 1 year (unless disposable needles were used) and inform the attending doctor/nurse
  • Pregnancy:
    You should not donate blood during your pregnancy. You may do so 6 weeks after a normal delivery, provided that you are not breast feeding your child.
    This is to prevent iron deficiency anaemia.
  • Menstrual Period:
    Please do not make a donation if you are experiencing heavy menstrual flow or menstrual cramps.

Medication
You will not be accepted as a blood donor if you are taking drugs for any current infections or heart diseases, or are undergoing cancer treatment.

Please postpone your donation:

  Hide contents

At least 2 days (48 hours) after:
• Hepatitis B vaccination

At least 3 days after:
• Taking Traditional Chinese Medicine
• Most prescription medication (excluding paracetamol, anti-histamines or sedatives)

At least 1 week after:
• Taking antibiotics

At least 2 weeks after:
• Typhoid vaccination (oral vaccination only)
• Measles vaccination
• Mumps vaccination
• Polio (oral vaccination only)
• Yellow Fever vaccination

• BCG (tuberculosis) vaccination

At least 4 weeks after:
• Rubella (German Measles) vaccination
• Chicken Pox (Varicella Zoster) vaccination
• Propecia (for hair loss)
• Isotretinoin e.g. Accutane, Roaccutane etc (for acne treatment)

If the vaccine you received or medication you took is not included in the above list, kindly call 62130626 to speak to a medical staff.

Travel to Malaria Endemic Area

  Reveal hidden contents

Malaria is caused by Plasmodia, a parasitic infection transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Malaria can also be transmitted by blood
transfusion and organ transplants. Click here for more information about malaria. The incubation period for malaria is typically 4 weeks for falciparum malaria,
and typically 4 to 8 weeks for vivax malaria.

However, symptoms of malaria (such as fever, vomiting, headache, dark urine) can occur as early as a week after infection and even up to a year after
exposure in an area with malaria. Persons who have had malaria can also be re-infected more than once, and can have relapses, depending on the malaria
type and treatment.

To ensure our blood supply is free of malaria, we test the blood of donors if they previously resided in a malaria endemic area in the past or visited a malaria
endemic area in the past 12 months, since they may have been infected or exposed to malaria. Donors who return less than 4 months from a malaria
endemic area will be deferred from blood donation for at least 4 months from the day they left the area. The deferral period enables us to reliably test for
malaria in the donated blood as it takes about 4 months for the body to develop antibody after exposure. “The above advice on travel to malaria endemic
areas applies only to those who stayed in a malaria endemic area “overnight” (meaning they spent at least one night in a malaria endemic area). Donors who
visited a malaria endemic area for a short “day trip” (that is, the visit was only during the daytime) are not considered to be at risk and can donate as per
normal (whole blood and apheresis plasma and platelets). Donors are welcome to call the blood bank and speak to our medical staff if they have questions
regarding our donor criteria for travel to malaria endemic areas or if they are unsure whether the place you have visited is considered malaria endemic.”

The malaria endemic areas* in the commonly visited countries include:

  • Bangladesh (All areas except Dhaka)
  • Cambodia (All areas except Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh and Lake Tonle Sap)
  • India (All areas except elevated areas above 2,000m)
  • Indonesia (All rural areas of Kalimantan, Nusa Tenggara, Sulawesi, and Sumatra; Batam, Bintan, and all areas of eastern Indonesia)
  • Laos (All areas except Vientiane)
  • Malaysia (All rural areas of Sabah and Sarawak; to a lesser extent in rural areas of Peninsular Malaysia)
  • Myanmar (All areas at altitude below 1000m which includes Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan)
  • Thailand (All rural areas except the cities of Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui, Pattaya, Phang Nga and Phuket)
  • Vietnam (All rural areas except the Red River Delta and cities such as Da Nang, Haiphong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Nhra Trang, and Qui Nhon)

First-time donors with a history of malaria, as well as regular donors whose blood are tested positive for malaria, will be deferred indefinitely. Persons who
have had malaria may still carry a low level of parasites in their body although they have recovered and display no symptoms.
Donors' blood donations will be tested if they have:

  • Visited a malaria endemic area in the last 12 months
  • Lived in a malaria endemic area for more than 6 months continuously

For the latest list of malaria endemic areas, please click here.
Adapted from 2016 CDC Health Information for International Travel (commonly called the Yellow Book)

For the latest list of malaria endemic areas, please visit 
https://www.cdc.gov/malaria/travelers/country_table/a.html

Travel to Europe

  Reveal hidden contents

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease [vCJD or Mad Cow disease]

HSA has adopted the policy of excluding donors from the United Kingdom (UK) and most European countries due to the incidence of endogenous human
clinical vCJD (“Mad Cow Disease”) infections and outbreaks of vCJD in their cattle industry.

Donors will not be eligible to donate blood if they have:

  • Visited or lived in the United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man or the Channel Island) between 1980 and 1996 for a cumulative period of 3 months or longer
  • Visited or lived in France since 1980 for a cumulative period of 5 years or longer
  • Received a transfusion of blood or blood components in France or the United Kingdom since 1980
  • Donors who have lived in other European countries (excluding France and UK) for 5 years or more are advised to donate only plasma via apheresis procedure.

 

These precautionary deferral measures have been adopted by Singapore as well as many other countries such as the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Hong Kong. There is currently no reliable screening test for vCJD in the blood. As vCJD has been reported to be transmitted through blood transfusion in at least 3 cases in the UK, we have decided to adopt these stringent precautions in the interests of blood safety for our patients.

The above criteria cover some common situations that will render a prospective donor unsuitable for blood donation. The doctor or nurse will exercise medical judgment during the medical interview for each individual donor.

Donors who are interested in donating blood will have to bring along their NRIC or donation card for registration. Non-Singaporeans will have to produce their Work Permit/ Employment Pass/ Student Pass.

 

  Reveal hidden contents

bLCDpNU.jpg

 

OFFICIAL PROOF OF IDENTITY FOR BLOOD DONORS

A. For New Blood Donors

i) NRIC (Singapore citizens and permanent residents);
ii) Passport (Singapore residents and Foreigners);
iii) Military IC (SAF 11B) issued by Ministry of Defence
iv) Photo ID staff cards issued by Ministries and Statutory Boards, including Military Camp passes;
v) Work Permit issued by Ministry of Manpower;
vi) Student Pass and EZ-Link card issued by Ministry of Education;
vii) Singapore Driving License (with photo ID);
viii) Public Service Card issued by Singapore Civil Service;
ix) Staff Passes issued by the following organizations:

  Reveal hidden contents
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Jurong Island

(x) School Report Card (with photo ID) at closed school drives; the teacher or school administrator must certify true copy of the duplicated
copy;
(xi) Cross-referencing between different identification documents may be performed to verify the donor’s identity if none of the photoIDs
listed in item (i) to (x) is available

It requires one of the documents produced to carry a name and FIN, NRIC or Passport number, (such as employment’s pass, student’s pass,
dependant’s pass) to cross reference with another identity document that has the same name, photo and at least one of the following
particulars in common;

a. Date of Birth
b. Singapore Address

B. For Repeat Blood Donors
i) Blood Donor Card (only requires the donor to provide date of birth, address or contact number for verification);
ii) Any of the above documents

 

Pre and Post Donation Drive

DOS:

  Reveal hidden contents
  • Eat a well balance meal including plenty of fluids 24 hours before blood donation
  • Rest on the donor bed for at least 10 minutes after the donation is completed. The nurse will put a plaster over the needle site. Keep the plaster on the arm for 4 to 6 hours. (No problem with taking a shower as the plaster is waterproof)
  • Rest in the donor refreshment lounge for at least another 10 minutes before leaving the blood bank. Please take the refreshment served.
  • Drink more fluids than usual on that day, at least 8 glasses. This will help replace the liquid component of the blood donated. (Within 72 hours)
  • Take the iron pills given, once daily before meals for 2 weeks, or eat iron rich foods.
  • Apply direct pressure and raise your arm should there be bleeding from the needle site, and call for help.
  • Lie down or sit down with head between knees should you feel dizzy or faint, and call for help.

DON’TS:

  Reveal hidden contents
  • Lift or carry heavy weights for 12 hours after donation to prevent bruising and promote healing.
  • Involve yourself in strenuous or athletic activities for 24 hours after donation. This is a precaution to help the body adjust to the blood withdrawn.
  • Leave should you feel faint or unwell. Please inform the staff immediately.

 

We do hope you are interested to partake in this blood donation drive!!

 

Regards,
Boon

 

Rip, Im busy on Saturday~ XD

 

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Thanks everyone who came to the event to support the blood donation! Some left after the blood donation and could not join us for the activities later in the day, its ok! - there is always next time.

Hope you guys have fun and made new friends! See you hopefully next time! (More photos will be uploaded soon!)

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After the blood donation drive that 2Gether with Twice have made, we have managed to donate 14 units of blood!!

Attached below is the letter that has been sent from the Singapore Red Cross Society 

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Once again, we thank the fandom for partook in this donation drive! Hope to see you guys taking part in our future projects as well!

 

Love,
boon.

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How I wish I could participate (even though it was already done hahahaha)

unfortunately, i'm anemic  :mm-tt:

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On 11/5/2017 at 4:54 AM, PeachLove said:

How I wish I could participate (even though it was already done hahahaha)

unfortunately, i'm anemic  :mm-tt:

same I'm also anemic

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On 11/8/2017 at 11:28 AM, SanaBanana_ said:

same I'm also anemic

:jy-eww:

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