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DMCC Blood Donation Drive

About the event

DMCC in partnership with Dubai Blood Donation Centre (DBDC) of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) hosted a blood donation drive at Almas Conference Centre.


  • Read the eligibility criteria before registration
  • Download the app through Apple or Android.
  • Fill the mandatory questionnaire on the DHA app (DHA APP → Dammi- Blood donation → make a blood donation)
  • Show the QR code from the app to the personnel to proceed with the donation

For further information, read DHA's blood donation FAQs. Thank you and we look forward to your contribution.

Event details


Almas Conference Centre, Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers


9:30am - 2:30pm, 04 Aug 2021

Important Information

Benefits of Blood Donation:

  • Blood donation is a humanitarian act that helps to save the lives of needy patients
  • Regular blood donation would decrease the possibility of having heart diseases and strokes
  • Blood donation activates the bone marrow to produce new blood cells
  • It helps the body get rid of the excess iron level

Certain eligibility criteria as follows:

  • It is mandatory for blood donors to show a valid Emirates ID. A person on a visit visa & transit visa to the UAE are not eligible to give blood. Kindly provide the mobile number in which we can contact the donor directly if needed
  • Blood donor should be in good general health condition at the time of blood donation
  • Blood donors should be between the ages of 18 - 65
  • Blood donors should have a body weight of at least 50 Kg and above (donors who are less than 21 years old must be 55 kg and above)
  • All blood donors should have enough sleep on the previous day of donation
  • All blood donors should have healthy food at least within 4 hours or less before they donate. Avoid fatty foods like egg, mutton, butter, cheese etc. for at least 12 hrs before donation
  • It is not recommended for pregnant and lactating women to donate blood for the sake of her and her baby's health
  • Travel history – can donate after more than one month of visiting a malaria-endemic country
  • Those who have a history of malaria are not eligible to donate
  • Please read the educational materials before you donate

important covid-19 instructions:

  • Cannot donate blood for 28 days if you:
    • have experienced symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing
    • have had a positive COVID-19 diagnostic test (nasal swab test)
    • had a vaccination for COVID-19
  • COVID-19 vaccination: can donate 7 days after the date of 1st or 2nd dose of vaccination
  • All donors, visitors and staff are required to wear a face mask or face covering

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