[Events] Save a Life - Give Bood

Teresa.Quirke Teresa.Quirke at staffmail.ul.ie
Mon Feb 22 13:43:43 GMT 2010







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
and veins 
*	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


Giving Blood

*	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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