[Events] Save a Life - Give Bood
Teresa.Quirke at staffmail.ul.ie
Mon Feb 22 13:43:43 GMT 2010
SAVE A LIFE - GIVE BLOOD
Please give Blood in UL
Where: EGO 10
When: Tuesday 23rd Feb - Thursday 25th Feb
Time: 12noon to 3:00pm Daily
For more details check www.giveblood.ie or contact 061 306980
Did You Know?
Information about Blood
* An average adult has between 10 and 12 pints of blood
* 7% of a person's body weight is made up of blood
* Human blood travels 60,000 miles per day on its journey through
the arteries, arterioles and capillaries and back through the venules
* Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body
* Blood carries carbon dioxide and other waste products back to
the lungs, kidneys and liver for disposal
* There are about 1 billion red cells in two to three drops of
* Only 3% of the Irish population give blood
* 3,000 blood donors are needed each week in Ireland
* Can you give blood - take the quiz on www.giveblood.ie
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