The Villa El Salvador Emergency Hospital (Heves) of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), will carry out this Monday, June 14, a campaign of blood donation, in order to save the life of patients who arrive seriously or who present complications during their care.
The initiative will take place from 9 am at the front of the Wong de Caminos del Inca supermarket, in the district of Santiago de Surco (intersection with Av. Benavides).
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The ‘Hemobus’ will be located there, a fully equipped and conditioned vehicle for the evaluation, selection and extraction of blood, with all the biosecurity measures, in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
According to the hospital, more than 300 blood transfusions are performed per month to save the lives of people who arrive at emergencies affected by knives or firearms during robberies, complicated pregnancies, injured children, older adults, among others.
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It is worth mentioning that this campaign is a joint action between the Villa El Salvador hospital and the Peruvian Association of Blood Donors.
- Donors must be of legal age (between 18 and 60 years old), weigh more than 50 kilos, have not donated blood in the last 3 months and be in good health.
- It is not an impediment to participate in this campaign having tattoos or piercings with more than one year old.
- Also, they should not be breastfeeding. In the case of having received the two doses against the coronavirus, two weeks must have elapsed.
If they cannot attend, donors can register at the following link to schedule their donation in Villa El Salvador: https://bit.ly/3apVZjF
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