Anxiety, blood donation age some reduction in blood donation away future “painfully” of young people

It is used mainly in major surgery, such as cancer and critical care medicine, elderly patients are often transfusion for blood products. Because it relies on blood donation for the majority, it does not hold a healthy person when young and stop blood donation.

Person in charge of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Blood and Blood Products Division is

On the other hand, blood donation of 16, 17-year-old’s decline is that blood demand of medical institutions have shifted to 400 ml are also affected. Blood donation amount is is limited to 16 and 17 years of age, whereas a 400 ml 18 years of age or older, 16 and 17-year-old’s 200 ml.

However, the person in charge of the ministry Blood and Blood Products Division is

It is said, “Now, this time, you’re trying to lower the age stock not because not enough, it is that I think a stable long-term supply” he said.

400 ml blood donation even if is possible since the age of 17, there is no meaning blood donation rate is not the rise of male figure skating exhibition “Hatsune Miku” in the blood donation room. Therefore, attempts to increase the blood donation youth also performed.

Create a brochure about the blood donation to high school students, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare are distributing. Sometimes the staff do a business trip course. However, high school of 60 to 70% by simply hand out a brochure, it’s as much as a questionable effect.

In light of such current situation, at the high school curriculum guidelines commentary of Health and Physical Education announced in December 09, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and incorporating for the first time the contents of the “touch appropriate also that there is a system of blood donation”. It is scheduled to appear in almost certainly textbook of health and physical education since April 2013.

It is said, “words and angling in the thing is bad, but is trial and error with or get to come to the young people do not you” he said.

Like overturn the common sense originally, of performing free of charge blood donation, it is a service of overwhelming, but it’s so Seniharahakaerarenai.