2013 Annual Performance Review

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First-Ever Annual Performance Review – 2013 Date: April 1st and 2nd, 2014 Venue: Conference Room, NBS Headquarters, Korle-Bu – Accra Theme: “Towards achieving a safe, adequate and sustainable national blood supplies based on 100% non-remunerated blood donation”  

National Blood Donor Day 2013

Activities: 1. National Best Blood Donor Awards Day (National & Regional Awards) Date: 2nd December, 2013 Venue: National Blood Service, Ghana Headquarters (Newly built ultra-modern building located at “Awoste Kojo”, Korle Bu, adjacent Ghana Commercial Bank and behind ECG Substation) … Continue reading

World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) 2013

World Blood Donor Day was celebrated on 14 June this year to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. With the slogan “Give … Continue reading

Ghanata Senior High School

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A blood donation exercise was organized for students of Ghanata Senior High School in Dodowa on Thursday, 7th March, 2013. The exercise, which yielded a total of one hundred and fifty eight (158) units of blood was massively sponsored by the … Continue reading

St. John’s Grammar S.H.S


Students of St. John’s Grammar Senior High School organized a blood donation exercise on 1st March, 2013. The exercise yielded a total of 80 units of blood. The National Blood Service is  grateful to the 80 blood donors who donated blood … Continue reading



SOMEONE LIVES WHEN SOMEONE GIVES! A call for regular voluntary blood donors! By:  Dr. Paul Mensah January 26th, 2013. Staff of the Accra Area Blood Centre pitched a colourful stand at the Accra Mall with the aim of creating public … Continue reading

MTN organises blood donation


MTN, Ghana’s most reliable voice and data network has variety of services tailored to suit your specific needs, lifestyle and economic situations. These services are specially designed to enhance your mobile experience and add value to your subscription.‚  More >>> … Continue reading

Blood Donation Drives in Kumasi

Two blood donation drives were organized by the Transfusion Medicine Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital on Friday, the 18th of January, 2013. The drives took place at AL-HUDA MOSQUE MOSHIE ZONGO and CENTRAL MOSQUE MOSHIE ZONGO, both in Kumasi. … Continue reading


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The National Blood Service would like to say a very big THANK YOU to the school authorities and following blood donors who donated blood freely to save the lives of others without expecting anything in return. Date of Donation:      1ST … Continue reading

Study Identifies Most Effective Ways to Increase Blood Donations

According to the American Red Cross, only 3% of the US population donates blood.  A systematic review of 29 studies, published in the journal Transfusion Medicine Reviews, found that interventions to promote blood donation which focus on psychosocial cognitions, altruism or … Continue reading