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Apr 2018

Donating blood has never been easier!

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In the Western Cape, 75% of the population will need blood or blood products in their lifetime.  However, only 1.5% of the population donates blood.  Considering this, the Western Province Blood Transfusion Service are calling on eligible and willing life savers to become blood donors.


Mar 2018

#NewBlood this Human Rights Day

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Every human has the right to safe blood when they need it as part of their medical treatment.  The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service has therefore taken hands with the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) in implementing a mass blood drive on Wednesday, 21 March 2018. 


Feb 2018

WPBTS: Water Continuity Plan

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The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service has been working hard to ensure that all measures are taken to reduce water usage as well as ensuring that we remain operational should Day Zero happen.

What has WPBTS done so far?


Mar 2018

Be an inspiration to others. Donate blood.

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People feel inspired when they see ordinary people doing extraordinaty things.  Donating blood is such an inspirational act.  Eveyone has a different reason for donating blood but it all boils down to someone doing something remarkable.  Someone gave of their time and of themselves to save up to