Welcome to G-Donors App.


•    What are the requirements to become a blood donor?

You must be at least 18 years of age, weight should be above 45 kg, and in basic good health. For more information check facts and eligibility criteria as we mentioned in our app

•    How can I request a blood and organ?

With a simple step we may request for blood and organ in g-donor app. Register in blood request page - select blood group, location, no. of required – raise a request. You will find donors within your location.

•    Why should I donate blood?

When you donate blood, you are giving back to your community. Blood donation is needed to patients who need it. We cannot create a life… but we have chance to save life…

•    How much blood is taken?

Blood will be taken based on the requirement. You may also accept receivers request based on no. of bottles required.

•    Where can I donate blood?

You will notifications for blood requirement and blood camps nearby your location within the radius of 30km.

•    Will donating blood hurt?

You might feel a slight in the beginning lasting only for few seconds, but there should be no discomfort during the donation.

•    How often can I donate blood?

- You can donate whole blood every 56 days, at minimum. Talk with donor center staff about their specific requirements.
- Plasma donors may donate as often as every 28 days.
- Platelet donors may donate as frequently as every eight days, and up to 24 times in a 12-month period.
- Double red cell donors may donate as often as every 168 days.

•    Does donating blood weaken immune system?

There is no evidence blood donation weakens immune system. Blood donation is needed to keep the supply available to patients who need it. To best prepare for your donation get sleep, eat a good meal and drink fluids.

•    What should i do before donating blood?

Before donating, eat a good meal and drink plenty of fluids. This will help reduce the risk of fainting during the procedure as well. For more information check facts and eligibility criteria as we mentioned in our app

•    What if I’m taking aspirin or medication prescribed by my doctor?

Your blood donor center can best answer your questions. We recommend that you call the blood donor center ahead of time to inquire about any medications you are taking. Aspirin and ibuprofen will not affect a whole blood donation. However, platelet can be affected if aspirin or aspirin products are taken 48 hours prior to donation.

•    How long will the blood donation process take?

The actual donation takes about 5-10 minutes.

•    What types of tests are performed on donated blood?

After blood is drawn, it is tested for ABO group (blood type) and Rh type (positive or negative), as well as for any unexpected red blood cell antibodies that may cause problems for the transfusion recipient. Blood is tested for:
•    Hepatitis B virus
•    Hepatitis C virus
•    HIV-1 and HIV-2
•    HTLV-I and HTLV-II
•    Syphilis
•    West Nile virus
•    Trypanosoma cruzi, the infectious agent causing Chagas' disease
•    Zika virus
•    Babesia – in states where testing is required by FDA guidance

•    How will I feel after I donate?

Most people tolerate blood donation very well. However, some people experience fatigue. You should discuss your concerns before and after donation with a staff member at the blood donor center or blood drive. They can offer recommendations regarding strenuous exercise and other physical activity following donation

•    What if I have a cold, flu or fever when I donating blood?

No. To donate, you must be at good medical condition and symptom-free from cold, flu or fever on the day of donation.

•    Can I donate if I have travelled outside the United States in the past year?

Travel to most countries will not prevent you from donating blood. Travel to some foreign countries may make donors ineligible to donate blood for varying periods of time, depending on whether certain diseases, such as malaria, are common in the country visited. The criteria concerning foreign travel are subject to change, so please discuss your eligibility with staff.

•     Can I donate when I am under the care of a doctor?

You may be eligible to donate, depending on your condition.

•    Can I donate if I am taking medication?

Most medications do not prevent you from donating blood. Common medications — such as those used to control blood pressure, birth control pills and over-the-counter medications — do not affect your eligibility. If you're taking antibiotics, you must complete the course before donating. For more information about other medications, contact the Blood Donor Program.

•    Can I donate if I have recently had a vaccination?

Donation is acceptable after most vaccinations as long as you are feeling well. Donors vaccinated for chickenpox, measles, mumps, rubella and smallpox or who have received the oral polio vaccine must wait two to four weeks after vaccination.

•     I recently had a tattoo. Am I eligible for donating blood?

Donors with tattoos or ear or body piercings need to speak to staff to determine eligibility.

•    I’m afraid and I’ll faint when I see the needle or blood. What I can do to prevent that from happening?

It's common to be nervous about donating blood if you've never done it before. Be assured that fainting before, during or after blood donation is rare. Staff members are skilled at making the experience as smooth as possible. It may help to not watch the needle as it is inserted, and you don't have to see the blood.
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