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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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Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

| 14/06/2018 | 3 Comments

Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour writes: Today (14 June), we in the Cayman Islands once again join global activities to mark World Blood Donor Day. This observance celebrates one the most noble of acts that we, as humans, can perform on behalf of our fellow community members. A blood donor is a special kind of […]

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Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

| 14/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour): As we mark World Blood Donor Day on 14 June, I take this opportunity to remind everybody in the Cayman Islands about the importance of giving blood. It cannot be taken for granted that there will always be blood available if you, or a loved one, need it for routine […]

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