Indian donors prevented from giving blood over malaria fears

Indian donors prevented from giving blood over malaria fears
 

More than 150 people have been prevented from donating blood at an event in Belfast aimed at encouraging people from the Indian community to give blood.
Srikant Ganapati from the Sudarshanam charity said people had taken time off work to attend the event.
However, he said they were all told because they were born in India, they were not able to donate.
The NI Blood Transfusion Service said it was investigating what happened.
They said they welcome everyone who gives blood but said there was strict donor eligibility criteria.
Mr Ganapati said it was arranged nine months ago that members of... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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