It’s safe and it saves
The Kenya Blood Transfusion and Transplant Service (KBTTS) was established in the year 2000 within the Ministry of Health.
Its mandate is to collect, test, process and distribute blood and blood products to all transfusing hospitals in Kenya.
In gazette notice number 129, Kenya Blood Transfusion and Transplant Service transitioned to Kenya Tissue and Transplant Authority (KTTA)
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Yes. One can donate blood if they are aged between 16-65 years, in good health, and meets the eligibility criteria for blood donation. Go to https://portal.health.go.ke/
to register and find out if you are eligible.
What to do before, during and after donating blood.
The 4 blood types comprise: A+ A- AB B+ B- O- O+
After donation, blood is tested for HIV, Hepatitis B, C, and Syphilis.
Blood is key during Major/minor surgeries, Child Birth, accidents, etc.
The donation process from the time you arrive at the Center till you leave
You need to complete a very simple registration form which contains all required contact information needed to begin the donation process
A drop of blood from your finger will be taken for a simple test to ensure that your blood iron levels are suitable for donating blood
After passing the screening test successfully, you will be directed to a donor bed for donation. This takes between 6-10 minutes only
You can stay in the waiting area until you feel strong enough to leave our center. You will receive some refreshments from us in donation zone.
Blood is tested for HIV, Hepatitis A & B among other infections
Collect your results at the KNBTS center nearest to where you donated blood from.
"Every 10 minutes, about 10 Kenyans need blood"
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Donating blood makes me feel good knowing that I have saved lives with a priceless commodity, it gives me great satisfaction. I donate blood to give back to my community.(Dafalla has donated 75 times)
Highest Donor in Kenya. Has donated 102 times since 1983
Blood donation is the biggest gift one can give to humanity. People should give freely because it is given freely to them by God.
I would like to thank blood donors whose gift of life have given me an opportunity to be alive today. I also commend the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service for making the supply available to me and others in need.