Press Materials

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August 24, 2022

Blood Donation Sensitization/Campaign by Arjun Prasad Mainali, A Renowed International Blood Donor

The National Blood Service and the Non-resident Nepalis Association, Ghana (NRNAG) is inviting the general public to participate and witness the two hundred and fourth (204th) […]
June 29, 2022

Where can I donate blood in Ghana?

Every day provides an opportunity for well-meaning people living in Ghana to support efforts to increase blood collection and manage access to blood and the transfusion […]
June 29, 2022

Offences and penalties in the NBS Act 2020 (Act 1042)

Laws (rules and regulations) are the binding agent of every community. This is because it does not establish/specify who or which institution does what but regulates […]
June 29, 2022

National Blood Service featured in an international magazine

The National Blood Service (NBS) has been featured in an international health magazine, Endeavour Health Magazine. The June 2022 edition of magazine highlights the efforts of […]
June 29, 2022

Is donated blood used for rituals?

Societies are built and formed on some ground rules, or I should say principles. The same is true for beliefs which are often subscribed to by […]
June 29, 2022

Commemoration of 2022 World Blood Donor Day

On 14 June 2022, the National Blood Service joined the rest of the world to commemorate the 2022 World Blood Donor Day at its headquarters in […]
June 29, 2022

Blood Bank operations contribute to maternal deaths reduction in Cape Coast

On 15 June 2021, a day after World Blood Donor Day, a blood bank was commissioned for the Obstetrics and Gynaecology department of the Cape Coast […]
March 31, 2022

National Blood Service holds Annual Performance Review for 2021

Story by Ruby Ann Sackeyfio (NBS Donor Contact Centre Agent) The National Blood Service (NBS) held its Annual Performance Review (APR) for 2021 on 17 March […]
March 31, 2022

National Blood Service Act, 2020 (Act 1042) Passed

After several years of seeking a legal instrument to formalize the activities of the primary blood supply agency, the National Blood Service, under the auspices of […]
March 31, 2022

Does blood donation lead to impotence or infertility?

By John Yaw Ansah (Information Officer, RTI) Like every health activity (regular medical checkups to the hospital), blood donation is encouraged among people between 18 to […]
March 31, 2022

Book Launch: National Strategy for Screening of Donated Blood and Immuno-haematological Testing

Accra | Ministry of Health | 31 March 2022 The National Blood Service (NBS), under the auspices of the Ministry of Health, launched a national strategy […]
March 31, 2022

Blood donors support historic surgery on conjoined twins

On 30 March 2021, two conjoined twins were delivered at the Nsawam Government Hospital and later transferred to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (GARH). The twins […]