• Young Persons Encouraged to Become Voluntary Blood Donors

    Friday, June 14th, 2019

    Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, has called on young persons to become voluntary blood donors. Speaking at a ceremony to observe World Blood Donor Day, at the offices of the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) on Slipe Pen Road in Kingston on June 14, the Minister said it is important […]

  • Members of the Public Encouraged to Donate Blood

    Friday, June 14th, 2019

    The National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) is inviting members of the public to come out today (Friday, June 14), to donate blood at collection centres across the island. The islandwide blood drive is being held in recognition of World Blood Donor Day (WBDD), which is being observed under the theme ‘Safe Blood for All’. Minister […]

  • Sagicor Life hosts blood drive for premature babies

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

    Sagicor Life Jamaica has partnered with the Preemie Foundation of Jamaica to host a blood drive on Wednesday, May 15, to provide life-saving support to babies who are born prematurely. The public is being invited to take part in the blood drive which will run from 9 am to 4 pm at the Sagicor Sigma […]

  • Top female blood donor achieves a century

    Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — For the last 35 years, Jamaica’s Top Female Blood Donor, Sonya Binns Lawrence, has been serving the nation in her own way, by donating blood three times per year. To date, after starting to give blood in July 1983, she has donated 100 times, which would have already saved approximately 300 lives, […]

  • Persons Encouraged to Donate Blood

    Monday, June 11th, 2018

    The National Blood Transfusion Centre is imploring all eligible individuals to support World Blood Donor Day collections on Thursday, June 14. The theme for this year’s observance is ‘Be There for Someone Else. Give Blood. Share Life’. It is recognised as a day to honour voluntary blood donors for their generosity and sacrifice as well […]