FAQ on Blood Donation

Am I eligible to donate blood?
Yes, if you are over 17 years old (age verification required) and weight more than 45kg. If you are currently on any medication, kindly disclose and the ...
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:28 AM
Am I healthy enough to donate blood?
You must be in good health to donate blood. Your health and safety is very important to us. You will be asked to fill up a blood donation questionnaire w...
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:29 AM
How long does it take to donate blood?
The process of donating blood from registration until completion will take between 30-60 minutes. However, the time varies depending on factors such as d...
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:29 AM
Does the needle hurt?
Analgesia is given prior to the blood donation to minimize the pain.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:29 AM
How much blood will be taken?
A total of 350ml or 450ml of blood can be donated after assessment have been made by our staff.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:30 AM
How does it feel after donating blood?
Most people feel comfortable after donating blood. You are advised to have slept more than 5 hours, well, and have eaten recently prior to the blood dona...
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:30 AM
Can I do sports after donating blood?
You are advised not to do any strenuous activity or sports for the next 24 hours. Please drink adequate amounts of water for the next 24 hours after dona...
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:30 AM
How long does it take to replace the donated blood?
In general, the replenishment of blood differs for every individual’s physiological rate and blood components.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:31 AM
Is there a substitute for blood?
So far, there is no real substitution for human blood.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2022 at 11:31 AM