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LIST: Activities in PH for World Blood Donor Day 2019

Jun 13, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Want to participate in World Blood Donor Day? Here's a running list of activities.

VIRAL: Uber driver turned blood donor inspires netizens

Sep 27, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Good Samaritans like Uber driver Andrew Lebardo are not rare in the Philippines but blood supply still falls short of the target

Blood needed: With PH blood supply below target, patients seek help online

Sep 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

With the Philippines blood supply still falling short of the target patients in need of blood turn to online networks to look for kind hearted strangers willing to donate

Media orgs, private groups partner with Red Cross for blood donation

Jul 13, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The partnership ensures there is enough supply of safe and quality blood for anyone who needs it

BLOOD DONORS. Over 60 organizations signed a memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Red Cross allowing their staff to donate blood yearly. Photo by Marian Plaza/Rappler

Filipino Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemia

May 30, 2017 - 10:50 AM

The De La Salle University table tennis star will undergo treatment this week according to a statement from De La Salle University

LEUKEMIA. Ian Lariba, Filipino Olympian and La Salle table tennis star, is diagnosed with leukemia. File Photo from Rappler

PH Olympian Ian Lariba in need of blood donors

May 28, 2017 - 5:24 PM

The La Salle community has united behind the table tennis star posting calls for blood donations on social media

CALL FOR BLOOD DONORS. Ian Lariba, seen here competing in the Rio Olympics, is in need of blood donors for an unspecified medical issue. File Photo by Juan Mabromata / AFP

Ubial: Blood donation must be an everyday thing

Jul 05, 2016 - 2:22 PM

When we donate blood we give life says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial who kicks off National Blood Donor’s Month in Iloilo City

SEA OF RED. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial (4th from right) kicks off the National Blood Donor’s Month in Iloilo City on July 5, 2016. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

Netizens use X to share stories of love, determination

Feb 22, 2016 - 5:08 PM

X users have a lot of nice stories to tell Here are just 4 of them

Poe’s DNA tests, Roxas on laglag-bala, blood donations | 12PM wRap

Nov 05, 2015 - 12:24 PM

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France to lift ban on gay men giving blood

Nov 04, 2015 - 11:53 PM

French rights group SOS Homophobie slams the new measure saying it still amounted to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

BLOOD DONATION. Health Minister Marisol Touraine says initially, donation of "whole blood" will be open to gay men who report not having had sex for the preceding 12 months. Photo by Issouf Sanogo/AFP

Red Cross inaugurates biggest blood center in PH

Jul 27, 2015 - 1:37 PM

Press release: The Philippine Red Cross hopes to meet the country s demand for blood through its new blood bank

BLOOD DONATION. Philippine Red Cross Chairman Richard Gordon leads the inauguration of the PRC Tower National Blood Center on July 23, 2015. Photo from PRC

Blood donors hailed as heroes

Jun 14, 2015 - 3:52 PM

The Philippine Red Cross says blood donors are the country s heroes as the help meet the daily demand for 2500 3000 blood units for Filipinos in need of blood

NEW HEROES. A donor gives blood at a Philippine Red Cross blood bank. Photo from Dick Gordon's Facebook Page

The worms have got to go

May 10, 2015 - 1:15 PM

A young girl hopes her mother s full recovery and for her ball of worms to finally disappear

Blood donation drive at Benpres Building on Nov 21

Nov 19, 2014 - 11:51 AM

The whole process will only take 10 minutes and will help save a life

China gang forced children to donate blood – Xinhua

Aug 16, 2014 - 12:37 PM

At least 8 pupils who ranged in age from 10 to 16 were compelled to donate blood at least once a month for 7 months