Entry #4814: Blood donations by MSMs in Rwanda

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RegionRwanda
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (indefinite deferral)
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionMSMs are not eligible to donate blood, due to the Rwandan Blood Transfusion Service having concerns over HIV infection rates.
Sourceshttps://www.newtimes.co.rw/article/169652/News/who-is-eligible-to-donate-blood-in-rwanda


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Revision by beeurd. Updating - previous status was definitely incorrect. There may be a deferral period, but I haven't found a reliable source yet.

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Notedonors only can go once a year.MSMs are not eligible to donate blood, due to the Rwandan Blood Transfusion Service having concerns over HIV infection rates.
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donors only can go once a year. MSMs are not eligible to donate blood, due to the Rwandan Blood Transfusion Service having concerns over HIV infection rates.
Sourceshttps://www.newtimes.co.rw/article/169652/News/who-is-eligible-to-donate-blood-in-rwanda
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https://www.newtimes.co.rw/article/169652/News/who-is-eligible-to-donate-blood-in-rwanda

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueBanned (1-year deferral)Legal
Notedonators only can go once a year.donors only can go once a year.
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donators only can go once a year. donors only can go once a year.
SourcesNo
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No

Revision by Ausyk

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Notecompletely legal donators only can go once a year.
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completely legal donators only can go once a year.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
Value(REMOVED)Banned (1-year deferral)
Value SpecialN/A(REMOVED)
NoteNo information available.completely legal
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No information available. completely legal

Ausyk created this entry.