Entry #1739: Blood donations by MSMs in China

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RegionChina
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (indefinite deferral)
Start DateJul 1, 2012
End Datenow
DescriptionHomosexual men who are sexually active with other men can not donate blood in China, however, in 2012, the Chinese Ministry of Health lifted the ban against lesbians donating blood.
Sourceshttp://www.cnn.com/2012/07/06/world/asia/china-lesbian-blood-donors/index.html http://www.latitudenews.com/story/china-says-lesbians-may-donate-blood-but-not-gay-men/ http://www.medicaldaily.com/china-lifts-14-year-ban-allows-lesbians-and-celibate-gays-give-blood-241162
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  • Status is not correct "The current status reads "1-year deferral". Please review your information if it is being used in comparative graphs."


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Revision by danlev

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NoteHomosexual men can not donate blood in China, however, in 2012, the Chinese Ministry of Health lifted the ban against lesbians donating blood.Homosexual men who are sexually active with other men can not donate blood in China, however, in 2012, the Chinese Ministry of Health lifted the ban against lesbians donating blood.

Revision by danlev

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NoteHomosexual men can not donate blood in China, however, as of 2012, the ban against lesbians donating blood has been lifted.Homosexual men can not donate blood in China, however, in 2012, the Chinese Ministry of Health lifted the ban against lesbians donating blood.

Revision by danlev

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Start Date2002-07-012012-07-01

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Sourceshttp://www.latitudenews.com/story/china-says-lesbians-may-donate-blood-but-not-gay-men/ http://www.medicaldaily.com/china-lifts-14-year-ban-allows-lesbians-and-celibate-gays-give-blood-241162http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/06/world/asia/china-lesbian-blood-donors/index.html http://www.latitudenews.com/story/china-says-lesbians-may-donate-blood-but-not-gay-men/ http://www.medicaldaily.com/china-lifts-14-year-ban-allows-lesbians-and-celibate-gays-give-blood-241162

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