You’ll be surprised to know that the first-ever data in 2008 released by WHO that speaks of gender distribution of blood donors in India says only 6% were women! Women are generally considered weaker and discouraged from donating blood. With a lot of unnecessary stigma attached around it, India has the lowest female blood donors in the world. People often worry about the hygiene of the needles & blood collection. They believe that blood donation might even compromise their health and immunity or they might not be able to replace the blood that they donated. Take the following quiz to find out if you’re a suitable candidate to donate blood and have your facts cleared once and for all.
Issued as a Public Service Announcement in the interest of the health of individuals and ensuring that there is ample amount of blood available for those in distress.
A WRITER AND A VISUAL ART ENTHUSIAST, MADHURIMA BELIEVES IN WEAVING STORIES FOR THE COMMUNITY. HER LOVE FOR TRAVELLING AND ALL-THINGS-VINTAGE INSPIRES A GREAT DEAL OF HER WORK.
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