The macro blood collection in the Casa Colón ends with more than 300 blood bags

2022-06-29 23:05:00 By : Ms. tammy chen

TOPICS: Results Elections Andalusia Results provinces Participation Andalusia Results Huelva Results Seville Results Malaga Results Cádiz Results GranadaFacebook Twitter Telegram Youtube Instagram FlipboardCheck all the information in PDF on your favorite deviceCheck all the blood donation points in July in the province of HuelvaMacro collection of blood in the Casa Colón./ Rafa del Barrio (Huelva)Alberto Ruiz Huelva, June 29, 2022 - 9:16 p.m.Huelva gives an injection of life.The traditional macro-collection prior to the summer of the Huelva Transfusion, Tissues and Cells Center, held on the 27th and 28th at the Casa Colón, concluded with 301 blood bags, 18 plasma donations, seven types for bone marrow donation, 28 new donors and an influx of 378 donors.These are data that, according to the Huelva Transfusion Center Donation Coordinator, Sonsoles Gómez, "meet our expectations, but are timidly lower than usual."In this regard, it should be remembered that, traditionally, the macro-collection prior to the summer was held in the second or third week of June, "when we usually have more donors in the capital," recalls Gómez, who highlights the "enormous gesture of solidarity, once again, from the citizens of Huelva".The objective of the aforementioned blood extraction days is to anticipate and reinforce the reserves of blood components with a view to the holiday period, in which there is a decrease in donations.In this way, from the center they pursue that the Huelva hospitals have guaranteed the availability of blood components and can maintain their activity with total normality.Last macro collection of blood in the Casa Colón./ Rafa del Barrio (Huelva)For this reason, the Huelva Center for Transfusion, Tissues and Cells has reinforced blood collections in coastal areas in summer, in the same way that it has also done so in the Sierra Huelva.In these areas, with greater influx in the summer months, there will be a greater displacement by the center team, given that "our objective is to improve donor accessibility," explains Sonsoles Gómez.This reinforcement will mean that, from July 18 to August 31, the Transfusion Center, which is located on the Juan Ramón Jiménez Hospital campus, will be open to the public from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will remain closed in the afternoon (3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. is the usual schedule in the afternoons during the rest of the year).Regarding the altruistic work involved in donation, the Huelva Transfusion Center Donation Coordinator highlights the "importance" of this act of "solidarity and empathy", which seems "essential" for all care activities that require of blood transfusions.Therefore, she recalls that "a simple donation, a process that does not last more than 20 minutes, can help up to three people."At this point, it should be remembered that men between the ages of 18 and 65 can donate four times a year with two months between donations, while women in the same age range can do so three times a year and with a separation also of two months.Specific plasma donors can go every 15 days.Blood from all groups is needed at this time.It should also be clarified that the daily needs for donations vary according to the province and are estimated based on the demand that is expected for a period of between five and seven days.The entire network functions as a single center, since the existing coordination and the levels of sufficiency achieved allow the blood components to be where the needs require them.The requirements to be able to donate blood are: being between 18 and 65 years old and weighing 50 kilograms or more, not suffering from chronic diseases or having an acute infection, not having anemia and not carrying out risky practices that facilitate the spread of diseases such as hepatitis, syphilis or AIDS.It is mandatory to go with the DNI or document that accredits them and it is convenient not to go fasting.Blood donation is a safe process, attended by specialized health personnel.Before the extraction, an interview and a medical examination of the donor are carried out.Information on the time and place of the collections that the mobile units of the center carry out throughout the province is available on the website of the Andalusian Health Service (SAS),, accessing the section called 'Donate blood' in the block for Citizenship, and through the Dona Sangre Andalucía mobile applications and the new Salud Andalucía APP, where all the institutional mobile applications related to Health are centralised.Both can be downloaded on the Google Play Store and App Store platforms.More information is also available on the center's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles (@DonantesHuelva).You have to be registered to be able to write comments.Content sponsored by Huelva City Council© JolyDigital |Rioja 13, Mezzanine.41001 Seville