Entry #5359: Blood donations by MSMs in Ireland

Current Version

RegionIreland
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (1-year deferral)
Start DateJan 15, 2017
End Datenow
DescriptionAlso applies to women who have had sex with a man who has ever had sex with another man.
Sourceshttps://www.giveblood.ie/can-i-give-blood/faqs/health-faqs/ http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/01/16/ireland-lifts-lifetime-ban-on-gay-men-giving-blood/


Revision History (2)

Revision by beeurd

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
End Date2018-08-069999-12-12
Notejust dropped life time ban.Also applies to women who have had sex with a man who has ever had sex with another man.
Sourceshttp://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/01/16/ireland-lifts-lifetime-ban-on-gay-men-giving-blood/https://www.giveblood.ie/can-i-give-blood/faqs/health-faqs/ http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/01/16/ireland-lifts-lifetime-ban-on-gay-men-giving-blood/

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
End Date2017-01-182018-08-06

Ausyk created this entry.