How LifeBank is saving lives through the BOAT initiative
BOAT (Blood and Oxygen Access Trust) is a Life Bank initiative to provide essential medical products at no cost to those who need them but cannot afford them.
Efforts to encourage Nigerians to give blood
Nigeria’s health ministry says only 10 percent of Nigerians donate blood freely while 60 percent do so commercially and the other 30 percent donate to their relatives. Temie Giwa-Tubosun, Founder of Lifebank joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to encourage blood donation among Nigerians.
World Blood Donor Day 2017: Give Blood, Give Now 1
Every June 14 is World Blood Donor Day. In Lagos, Nigeria, LifeBank - a tech startup, is recruiting voluntary donors, scheduling donations and making blood available when needed.
Blood Donation: Important things to know
Blood is essential for life. It carries oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, fights infections, and helps heal wounds.