Integration in groups of donors may modify attitudes towards blood donation

Marianna Politou, Argyri Gialeraki, Serena Valsami, Nikolaos Nearchakos, Argyrios Tsantes, Anthi Travlou, Alice Maniatis

The national needs for blood in Greece exceed 600,000 units annually (approximately 50 units per 1,000 inhabitants). The large number of transfusiondependent thalassaemia patients, car accident victims and poor implementation of “patient blood management” are the main reasons why Greeks exceed the European average of 40 donations/1,000 inhabitants needed to cover national needs…

Blood Transfus 2015; 13: 336-7

Full Article