Tag: Cayman Islands Blood Bank

Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

| 14/06/2019 | 0 Comments

Minister of Health Dwayne Seymour writes: Each year the Cayman Islands is proud to join the global family celebrating World Blood Donor Day (14 June). This year’s theme “safe blood for all” seeks to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products. It is also a time when we express our appreciation […]

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Record donations reduce dependence on imported blood

Record donations reduce dependence on imported blood

| 13/06/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): With a decrease in blood and blood-product importation and a record number of local donors last year, the Cayman Islands is moving in the right direction towards universal access to safe blood transfusion. According to the Cayman Islands Blood Bank, 516 lives were saved or improved in 2018 as a result of […]

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Community urged to donate blood

Community urged to donate blood

| 14/06/2018 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Blood Bank has joined countries across the globe in celebration of World Blood Donor Day 14 June, with a focus on blood donation as an action of community solidarity and collaboration. “Our upcoming and continuing partnership initiatives with various local businesses tie perfectly into the theme of this year’s […]

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Inaugural mobile blood drive sets donor record

Inaugural mobile blood drive sets donor record

| 28/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority’s (HSA) first-ever mobile blood drive set a record for most pints donated in a single day. Altogether, 52 pints of blood were donated, with 40 people taking part for the first time and 63 registering to be blood donors. Car City hosted the event and Hurley’s Media promoted […]

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Blood Bank always looking for new donors

Blood Bank always looking for new donors

| 13/06/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The campaign for this year’s World Blood Donor Day, which is recognised every 14 June, urges people to “Give blood. Give now. Give often.” The campaign focuses on blood donations in emergencies and encourages persons not to wait until disaster strikes to donate. Caymanian Virginia Castillo lived that theme as one of […]

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Blood Bank seeks more donors

Blood Bank seeks more donors

| 02/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Working toward its goal of gaining 500 new donors by the end of 2017, the Cayman Islands Blood Bank added 90 to its register through two recent drives, one for Global Youth Day and the other at a local wellness fair. Since the beginning of the year 167 new donors have been […]

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