Entry #1054: Blood donations by MSMs in Sweden

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IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (1-year deferral)
Start DateSep 19, 2013
End DateMay 1, 2021
DescriptionNot all clinics/hospitals follow this law.
Sourceshttp://www.rfsl.se/?p=3815&aid=10231 http://www.riksdagen.se/sv/Dokument-Lagar/Forslag/Motioner/Sexuell-laggning-och-blodgivni_H102So438/?text=true

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Reports (3)
  • Newer law has been passed "On March 27, 2021 a new law was passed lowering the deferral time to 6 months for MSMs. However, this law has been criticized and proposals have been made to lower it even further to 3 months, but no laws have been passed as of 2022."
  • Other "It has changed from 12 to 6 months for men who have had sex with other men to donate blood "
  • Status is not correct "6 months, since 1 may 2021. https://geblod.nu/fragor-och-svar/jag-har-ny-partner-kan-jag-ge-blod/"

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