Entry #6452: Blood donations by MSMs in Germany

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RegionGermany
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (1-year deferral)
Start DateAug 7, 2017
End DateJan 2021
DescriptionA 1-year deferral was in effect.
Sourceshttp://www.spiegel.de/gesundheit/diagnose/blutspende-homosexuelle-maenner-duerfen-spenden-nach-einem-jahr-enthaltsamkeit-a-1161737.html https://www.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN2E520Y


Revision History (7)

Revision by beeurd

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End Date2021-09-012021-01-01
NoteA 1-year deferral is currently in effect. A change has been proposed but as of October 2021 it is not clear when the new law will take effect. A 1-year deferral was in effect.

Revision by beeurd

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End Date9999-12-122021-09-01
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Revision by beeurd

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NoteSince 2017.A 1-year deferral is currently in effect. A change has been proposed but as of October 2021 it is not clear when the new law will take effect.
Sourceshttp://www.spiegel.de/gesundheit/diagnose/blutspende-homosexuelle-maenner-duerfen-spenden-nach-einem-jahr-enthaltsamkeit-a-1161737.htmlhttp://www.spiegel.de/gesundheit/diagnose/blutspende-homosexuelle-maenner-duerfen-spenden-nach-einem-jahr-enthaltsamkeit-a-1161737.html https://www.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN2E520Y
Reports (2)
  • Newer law has been passed "Germany : legal for monogamous people (4-month deferral for others) https://www.proutatwork.de/en/the-foundation/lobbying-work/blood-donation/"
  • Newer law has been passed "It has been shortened to 3 months"

Revision by danlev

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Notesince 2017. Legalization pending.Since 2017.
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "donating blood is now legal and allowed without a pre-HIV checkup since 2021"

Revision by danlev

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End Date2018-06-179999-12-12

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-06-112018-06-17
Notesince 2017.since 2017. Legalization pending.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2017-12-142018-06-11

Ausyk created this entry.