August 17, 2022

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WBDD: Common blood donation maintains wholesome liver – AMLSN

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Common blood donation will make sure that the donor maintains wholesome liver, burns extra fats and defend in opposition to most cancers by lowering iron deposit within the physique, the Affiliation of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has mentioned. 

Talking on Tuesday throughout a rally in Kaduna to commemorate the 2022 World Blood Donor Day, the medical laboratory scientists mentioned the advantages of constructing common blood donation, other than saving lives and protecting the blood financial institution stocked, embody prevention of hemochromatosis (extra iron absorption within the physique), stimulates blood cell manufacturing, guaranteeing free screening and serving to the donor to know his medical standing. 

Chairman Affiliation of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), Kaduna state chapter, Comrade Lawal Taofeeq Babsalam, nonetheless, lamented that regardless of the large advantages to be loved by free blood donors, most Nigerians are afraid of donating blood, whereas a lot of them lacked ample details about blood donation, but blood can’t be received elsewhere. 

“Most Nigerians lacked ample details about the advantages of blood donation and a few of us are scared however blood can not obtained elsewhere and when folks want blood, there isn’t a treatment as a result of blood can’t be bought nor bought like different commodities.

“At present’s occasion is marked worldwide to teach members of the general public and create consciousness on the essence of protected blood and its merchandise. At present the Affiliation of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) is sincerely thanking all voluntary blood donors for his or her selfless acts of saving lives thereby protecting the world beating. 

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“We encourage common donors to maintain the world beating, whereas we urge others to regulsrky donate blood as it’s therapeutic for each the donors and the recipients,” Lawal Babsalam mentioned.