Gay Blood Donation Ban

Blood donation restrictions on men who have sex with men

Men who have sex with men

This is an issue Mark Ward has been raising awareness of for many years. He was asked for his input by the Department of Public Health in England to assist in their work on lowering the timescale for deferral from 12 to 3 months.

The Politics Show – Gay Blood Donations – 18th September 2011

Mark Ward talks about how contaminated blood products have destroyed his life. The topic of Gay blood donations is discussed in the London studio.

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