Entry #1953: Blood donations by MSMs in Romania

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RegionRomania
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusLegal
Start DateJan 15, 2008
End Datenow
DescriptionThe first version of the questionnaire stated that male homosexuals, African citizens from countries infected with malaria, uneducated people, as well as other categories of people cannot donate blood in Romania. After the hearings of the Council for Combating Discrimination, the Ministry of Health removed the questions considered discriminatory from the questionnaire.
Sourceshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/romanian/news/story/2008/01/080115_donatori_sange.shtml https://www.elle.ro/lifestyle/ce-drepturi-nu-ai-daca-esti-lgbt-romania-491666


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Revision by Notdog1996. Date was wrong, had to read with a translator

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Revision by Notdog1996. Entry was vandalized earlier and we didn't catch it

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ValueBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
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NoteRomania does not Allow Blood donations according to Rainbow Europe’s 2023 report The first version of the questionnaire stated that male homosexuals, African citizens from countries infected with malaria, uneducated people, as well as other categories of people cannot donate blood in Romania. After the hearings of the Council for Combating Discrimination, the Ministry of Health removed the questions considered discriminatory from the questionnaire.
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Romania does not Allow Blood donations according to Rainbow Europe’s 2023 report The first version of the questionnaire stated that male homosexuals, African citizens from countries infected with malaria, uneducated people, as well as other categories of people cannot donate blood in Romania. After the hearings of the Council for Combating Discrimination, the Ministry of Health removed the questions considered discriminatory from the questionnaire.

Revision by Canadianstudent03. Updating

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NoteThe first version of the questionnaire stated that male homosexuals, African citizens from countries infected with malaria, uneducated people, as well as other categories of people cannot donate blood in Romania. After the hearings of the Council for Combating Discrimination, the Ministry of Health removed the questions considered discriminatory from the questionnaire.Romania does not Allow Blood donations according to Rainbow Europe’s 2023 report
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The first version of the questionnaire stated that male homosexuals, African citizens from countries infected with malaria, uneducated people, as well as other categories of people cannot donate blood in Romania. After the hearings of the Council for Combating Discrimination, the Ministry of Health removed the questions considered discriminatory from the questionnaire. Romania does not Allow Blood donations according to Rainbow Europe’s 2023 report
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  • Newer law has been passed "Blood donation for Msm are allowed. "
  • Newer law has been passed "After the hearings of the Council for Combating Discrimination, the Ministry of Health removed the questions considered discriminatory from the questionnaire this page was vanidlsed by Canadianstudent03 "

Revision by Vito12. Making this change because it is not correct.

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Revision by Andrei. Now is good

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Revision by Marius. Invalid source

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Revision by Ro_Guy

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ValueBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Start Date(NONE)Jan 15, 2008
NoteRomania currently bans men who have had sex with men from donating blood, due to a presumed higher risk of infection with STDs. As of January 2008, there is a law in public debate, aiming to remove the ban on men who have had sex with men from donating blood.The first version of the questionnaire stated that male homosexuals, African citizens from countries infected with malaria, uneducated people, as well as other categories of people cannot donate blood in Romania. After the hearings of the Council for Combating Discrimination, the Ministry of Health removed the questions considered discriminatory from the questionnaire.
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Romania currently bans men who have had sex with men from donating blood, due to a presumed higher risk of infection with STDs. As of January 2008, there is a law in public debate, aiming to remove the ban on men who have had sex with men from donating blood. The first version of the questionnaire stated that male homosexuals, African citizens from countries infected with malaria, uneducated people, as well as other categories of people cannot donate blood in Romania. After the hearings of the Council for Combating Discrimination, the Ministry of Health removed the questions considered discriminatory from the questionnaire.
Sourceshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Romania#Blood_donation_issueshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/romanian/news/story/2008/01/080115_donatori_sange.shtml

https://www.elle.ro/lifestyle/ce-drepturi-nu-ai-daca-esti-lgbt-romania-491666
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Romania#Blood_donation_issues https://www.bbc.co.uk/romanian/news/story/2008/01/080115_donatori_sange.shtml https://www.elle.ro/lifestyle/ce-drepturi-nu-ai-daca-esti-lgbt-romania-491666
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  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "this is an unreliable source, prezi.com is not a good source"
  • Sources are invalid or broken
  • Status is not correct "it's not banned! donating blood can be done only after some blood tests have been taken before donating."

AlexandruM created this entry.