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  • Red Cross Connection
    and share alerts to your social network Donate blood and scan to release the hero within Locate your nearest blood bank Track your donations and number of lives saved Together we can make a difference If only 1 more people in singapore donated blood shortages would disappear Blood Donation FAQs Type A Type B Type AB Type O Blood Donation FAQs Donate now 60 minutes of your time can save

    Original URL path: http://connect.redcross.sg/ (2014-06-18)
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  • Red Cross Connection
    required to have a permanent Singapore residential address that s valid for at least 6 months Likewise a valid contact number is also required so we can contact you in case of an emergency or in the event that clarifications are required My weight is below 45kg and I was told that the minimum weight requirement to donate blood is 45kg Why is that so An average adult body contains between 4 and 6 litres of blood about 7 of our body weight We collect 350ml from those who weigh between 45kg to 50kg and 450ml from anyone weighing above 50kg I ve been deferred as a blood donor due to low haemoglobin count Is there any way that I can increase my blood haemoglobin count Consult your family doctor to exclude any underlying health problems You should also consume food with higher iron levels such as beef liver raisins lentils and cashew nuts or dark green leafy vegetables Eat vitamin C rich food together with iron rich food Vitamin C increases absorption of iron by the body Avoid drinking tea coffee and other caffeine rich drinks one hour before and after food Caffeine reduces the absorption of iron by the body by more than 80 Eating dairy food with iron rich food can also hinder iron absorption As such you may want to avoid these foods close to the date of donation For more information please visit http www hsa gov sg publish hsaportal en health services blood donation can i donate diet for regular donors iron rich foods html I m a vegetarian and have a low blood haemoglobin count What should I eat to increase my blood haemoglobin level Vegetarians have a few ways to increase their blood haemoglobin count Certain vegetables contain high levels These include lentils pumpkin seeds and green leafy vegetables However stay away from spinach Spinach contains oxalic acid which gives spinach its biting taste that inhibits the body s absorption of iron So while spinach may be rich in iron much of the iron will not be absorbed Consider iron supplements one week before the scheduled date of donation to boost your haemoglobin count I had fever flu and a cough a few days ago Am I still eligible to donate blood If you are experiencing a cold sore throat flu or any other symptoms apart from a fever please wait a week after full recovery before donating blood However if you do develop a fever please wait at least 3 weeks after full recovery before donating I do not know my blood type Is it a requirement to know my blood type before donation Will the staff be able to tell me which blood group I belong to You do not need to know your blood type beforehand However the staff will not be able to tell you your blood type on your first visit Your blood type will be tested along with the screening of the blood for infectious diseases

    Original URL path: http://connect.redcross.sg/faqs.html (2014-06-18)
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  • Red Cross Connection
    How can you help Where to donate Donor FAQs Contact us CONTACT US denotes mandatory field Name Email Mobile Phone Verify Verify failed Message

    Original URL path: http://connect.redcross.sg/contact-page.html (2014-06-18)
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  • Red Cross Connection
    Cross Connection you ll receive alerts when blood is needed and can make a big difference by simply choosing to share Sign up now to receive an email alert when this app is available and join a network of lifesavers I have donated will be donating blood at campus I agree to receive alerts from Singapore Red Cross Red cross connection app lets you Receive and share alerts to your

    Original URL path: http://connect.redcross.sg/signup/index2.php (2014-06-18)
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  • Red Cross Connection
    Cross Connection you ll receive alerts when blood is needed and can make a big difference by simply choosing to share Sign up now to receive an email alert when this app is available and join a network of lifesavers I have donated will be donating blood at campus I agree to receive alerts from Singapore Red Cross Red cross connection app lets you Receive and share alerts to your

    Original URL path: http://connect.redcross.sg/signup/index.php (2014-06-18)
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