ITACI was only possible because many people like you got together and decided to support the cause. Brick by brick, the dream became a reality with the anonymous support of solidary people, who understood the need and the importance of work. Every day, however, a new need arises, a new demand. The more children and adolescents are treated with excellence, other families look to us in the expectation of getting the same care.

And everyone has this right, so every collaboration is more than welcome, it is essential.
If you have a company, collaborate with our projects. If you are able, be a blood donor and register with the marrow donor bank.
With this you can help save many lives and this chain of good will multiply with your example. We count on you, learn how by clicking on the menu above.

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BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR BLOOD DONATION

In screening donors, the Pró-Sangue Foundation obeys national and international standards. The high rigor in complying with these rules aims to offer security and protection to the recipient and the donor.

Below are listed the basic requirements and some of the main temporary and permanent impediments to blood donation. However, this list does not exhaust the reasons for impediments to donation, so other information provided by you during clinical screening will be considered to determine whether you are able to donate blood at that time.

Basic requirements

  • Be in good health.

  • Be between 16 and 69 years old, since the first donation was made up to 60 years old (under 18, click to see necessary documents and authorization form ).

  • Weigh at least 50kg.

  • Be rested (having slept at least 6 hours in the last 24 hours).

  • Be fed (avoid fatty food in the 4 hours before donation).

  • Present an original document with a recent photo, which allows the candidate to be identified, issued by an official body (Identity Card, Professional Identity Card, Work and Social Security Card).

Temporary impediments

  • Cold: wait 7 days after the symptoms disappear.

  • Pregnancy

  • 90 days after normal delivery and 180 days after cesarean section.

  • Breastfeeding (if the birth occurred less than 12 months ago).

  • Ingestion of alcoholic beverages in the 12 hours before the donation.

  • Permanent tattoo / makeup in the last 12 months.

  • Situations in which there is a greater risk of acquiring sexually transmitted diseases: wait 12 months.

  • Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Rondônia, Roraima, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará and Tocantins are states where there is a high prevalence of malaria. Anyone who has been in these states should wait 12 months.

  • Any endoscopic procedure (upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy, rhinoscopy, etc.): wait 6 months.

  • Tooth extraction (check medication use) or root canal treatment (check medication): for 7 days.

  • Dental surgery with general anesthesia: for 4 weeks.

  • Acupuncture: if performed with disposable material: 24 hours; if performed with laser or seeds: suitable; if performed with material without evaluation conditions: wait 12 months.

  • Flu vaccine: for 48 hours.

  • Lip or genital herpes: suitable after the lesions have completely disappeared.

  • Herpes Zoster: suitable after 6 months of cure (Varicella Zoster virus).

  • Yellow Fever: whoever had the vaccine must wait 4 weeks; who contracted the disease must wait 6 months after complete recovery (clinical and laboratory); and those who were in a region where there is an outbreak of the disease must wait 30 days after returning.

Bull Definitive impediments

  • Hepatitis after 11 years of age. *

  • Clinical or laboratory evidence of the following blood-borne infectious diseases: Hepatitis B and C, AIDS (HIV virus), diseases associated with HTLV I and II viruses and Chagas disease.

  • Use of illegal injectable drugs.

  • Malaria.


* Hepatitis after the 11th birthday: Definitive Refusal; Hepatitis B or C after or before 10 years of age: Definitive refusal; Medication Hepatitis: suitable after cure and clinically evaluated; Viral hepatitis (A): after 11 years of age, if you bring the diagnosis of the disease, you will be evaluated by the screening doctor.

Check other impediments to donation in the link "Who cannot donate" .

Respect donation intervals

  • Men - 60 days (maximum of 4 donations in the last 12 months).

  • Women - 90 days (maximum of 3 donations in the last 12 months).

Honesty also saves lives. When donating blood, be sincere in the interview.

Pró-Sangue is concerned with the safety of children. If any of them come with you on the day of the donation, bring another adult to accompany you.

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Collection stations

Clinics

Av. Dr. Enéas Carvalho de Aguiar, 155 1st floor - Cerqueira César - São Paulo
see map

Monday to Friday, from 7 am to 6 pm
Saturdays *, holidays and amendments, from 8 am to 5 pm
Sundays, 1st and 3rd of each month, from 8 am to 1 pm
Closed on other Sundays
* PLEASE NOTE: Saturdays are limited to 380 candidates. As soon as this number is reached, the Registration will be closed
- Free parking for cars (with a maximum height of 2m) (except for cars with the Sem Parar / Via Fácil system),
for up to two hours: Parking Underground Garage Clinics (R. Dr. Eneas Carvalho de Aguiar, 260)
- Motorcycle parking: there are 6 free spaces subject to availability and without insurance coverage,
in a specific area inside the HC, reserved for this type of vehicle (R. Dr. Ovídio Pires de Campos, before the gate, on the left side)

For more information visit: www.prosangue.sp.gov.br

Blood is made up of red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma and platelets. Platelets help control bleeding and part of them can be donated without causing any harm to the donor's health. The process that allows for the separation and specific collection of platelets is called apheresis.

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The procedure for collecting platelets by apheresis consists of removing the donor's whole blood, separating the components by means of centrifugation, retaining part of the platelets and returning the other blood components to the donor. The whole process takes about 90 minutes.

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Platelet donation benefits many patients, especially those undergoing treatment for leukemia and other types of cancer, those undergoing bone marrow transplantation, cardiac surgery, trauma victims, among others. It can be done every 72 hours, not exceeding 24 donations in 12 months. Platelet replacement by the body is rapid and occurs in about 48 hours.

Who can donate platelets?

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The same requirements for blood donation are also applied for the donation of platelets by apheresis. However, it is necessary for the donor to be previously evaluated as to the conditions of venous access necessary to perform the procedure. The weight and height correlation of the donor should also be assessed. Only nulliparous women (who never got pregnant) can donate platelets by apheresis. In addition, the donor must not have used aspirin, ASA or non-hormonal anti-inflammatory drugs in the three days preceding the donation.

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Other information and scheduling:

(11) 4573-7500, at extensions 7510 or 7621

or by Alô Pró-Sangue 0800-55-0300.

If you prefer, send a message to doadores.especiais@prosangue.sp.gov.br .