Latest MSM blood donor controversy Stories

2011-05-19 18:13:00

Guidance must be followed with clear steps toward implementation and accountability OAKLAND, Calif., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) is encouraged by the release of new Technical Guidance on Combination HIV Prevention for men who have sex with men (MSM) from the Office of the U.S.

2011-05-11 07:24:00

Rh negative Blood Types Are in Constant Demand NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to an increased need for Rh negative blood, New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urging its communities to roll up their sleeves, donate blood, and ensure hospital demands continue to be met. Matt Long, the NYC firefighter currently appearing in a television campaign for New York-Presbyterian, one of NYBC's top hospital partners, exemplifies the spirit of giving.

2011-05-02 18:51:53

Young black men who have sex with men (MSM) get infected with HIV nearly five times more often than MSM from other races, even though they don't have more unprotected sex.

2011-04-07 12:43:00

Two New Web Sites, New Points Policy Offer Greater Rewards NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut and Pennsylvania, has re-launched two of its web sites newly designed to be more user friendly, and announced an enhancement to its Donor Advantage Program to recognize and reward frequent blood donors. New York Blood Center's primary...

2011-02-21 08:12:00

Fate of Single Mom Relies On New Blood Donors NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A hospitalized single mother from Queens is calling for more African Americans to become blood donors, so that she and many others may be able to live.

2011-02-09 12:34:00

Donations Still Needed To Counter Weather Cancellations NEW YORK, Feb.

2011-01-27 13:29:00

1,600 Units of Blood Lost From Latest Snow Cancellations 8,000 Donations Lost in Six Weeks from Winter Weather Supplies of Several Blood Types Below Minimum Levels NEW YORK, Jan.

2011-01-07 11:25:00

January is National Blood Donor Month NEW YORK, Jan.

2010-12-29 10:52:00

2,000 Donations Lost from Blizzard O-Negative Blood, Platelets Our Top Priorities NEW YORK, Dec.