Save a life! Become a blood and bone marrow donor


"Donating bone marrow can save a life and that life can be mine" - these are the words of Carolina Garcez, who, at the age of 23, was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.

Simão Correia is also in need of help. Diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (type B), he appeals "Do not be afraid to save a life".

To help all the "Carolinas" and all the "Simões", the FCT NOVA will host a blood collection session organized by a team from the Portuguese Institute of Blood and Transplantation, IP.

On March 21 and 22, from 9am to 1pm and from 3pm to 7pm, the team will be waiting for you in the Agora Room.

To be a donor you need

  • Be aged 18 or over;
  • Be at least 50 kg;
  • Be healthy.

On the day of the donation you should

  • Have breakfast;
  • Be carrying an identification document;
  • Drink non-alcoholic fluids before and after the donation
  • Avoid physical effort before and after donation.

Donate blood and register as a bone marrow donor!
All information here!

You can save a life today!