HKMU Blood Donation Campaign

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Alumni Affairs Office
HKMU Blood Donation Campaign

HKMU staff and students have been actively participated in blood donation activities in past years, exemplifying the spirit of caring and giving. To continue the tradition, the Blood Donation Campaign for the 2021 Autumn Term will be held on 11-13 October (Mon-Wed).

All HKMU members are welcome to participate in this meaningful activity to give hope to people in need. A counter will be set up at Tai Ning Hall, 12/F, Main Campus from 10:00 to 17:00 to recruit blood and bone marrow donors.


Date:       11-13 October 2021 (Mon-Wed)

Time:      10:00 to 17:00

Venue:    Tai Ning Hall, 12/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building, Main Campus

Target:    HKMU staff and students

Enquiries:  Janet of Public Affairs Office (2768 6361)

* Please bring along Hong Kong Identity Card or valid travel document


Advice for blood donors


  • If you are aged 16 – 66, weighing over 41 kgs (around 90 pounds) and healthy, you are eligible to be a blood donor.
  • Male donors 18 or above can give blood every 3 months whereas females can donate every 4 months.
  • If you are aged 16 – 17, you can donate every 6 months, but need to have your parent’s signature on the consent form.

Blood Donor Health Enquiry

The Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service is committed to providing safe blood and blood products to those in need. To protect your health as a blood donor and also the safety of recipients of blood, it is vital that every person’s suitability to donate is checked on each occasion by filling in the Blood Donation Registration Form (see the sample form for reference).

FAQ - General Knowledge of Blood

No, as all equipment used in connection in blood donation is sterilized and is disposed of once used.

Since blood can only be stored for a limited period before use, regular blood donation ensures patients can get blood transfusions whenever needed.

Yes, provided you are 16-66 years of age, weigh 41kgs or more.

Not really. However, donors may feel a little discomfort during venesection.

Persons on regular medication will usually not be suitable to give blood. In case of doubt, please consult with staff of the Blood Transfusion Service.

No one should give blood for the sake of a blood test. During the earliest stage of infection, infectious disease (including AIDS), may not show up in screening test. If you want to ascertain whether you are infected with the AIDS, please call the Department of Health (2780 2211) for the free counselling and blood test.

There is no relation between giving blood and gaining or losing weight.