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Largest ‘Blood Donation House’ in Incheon to Greet Donors with Warm Hearts

Largest ‘Blood Donation House’ in Incheon to Greet Donors with Warm Hearts

INCHEON, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The largest ‘blood donation house’ in the region has opened in Songdo International City, Incheon, welcome news when the coronavirus pandemic is leaving blood supplies dangerously low. The Songdo Center, the fifth blood donation facility in the city, sits on the fifth floor of Triple Street D-dong, Songdo-dong, Yeonsu [...]

Myanmarese Immigrants Donate Blood for Democracy in Homeland

Myanmarese Immigrants Donate Blood for Democracy in Homeland

SUWON, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Myanmarese immigrants in South Korea have stepped up to donate blood every Sunday in support of the fight for democracy in Myanmar. Since April 16, the Suwon Migrants Center in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province has been holding a so-called ‘blood donation protest’ every week. The center has been holding protests [...]

Donate Blood, Get a Mask

Donate Blood, Get a Mask

SEOUL, March 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Concern is growing over the blood supply in South Korea as an increasing number of people are reluctant to donate blood due to concerns about the novel coronavirus. The Blood Center, an affiliate organization of the Korea Industrial Health Association, kicked off an event Wednesday to provide one KF94 [...]

Blood Donation Now Possible 6 Months after Tattooing, Acupuncture and Piercing

Blood Donation Now Possible 6 Months after Tattooing, Acupuncture and Piercing

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The government is updating regulations that will allow individuals to donate blood sooner after undergoing certain procedures such as tattooing, acupuncture and piercing. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Sunday that it will implement a revised bill on some of its blood donation record card notices one month [...]