Factors that motivate and hinder blood donation in Greece.

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Marantidou, O., Loukopoulou, L., Zervou, E., Martinis, G., Egglezou, A., Fountouli, P., … & Maniatis, A. (2007). Factors that motivate and hinder blood donation in Greece. Transfusion Medicine, 17(6), 443–450.
Donations in Greece are insufficient to cover the high transfusion needs arising from large numbers of thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia patients and the implementation of new …

Knowledge, attitude and practice towards blood donation and associated factors among adults in Debre Markos town, Northwest Ethiopia.

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Jemberu, Y. A., Esmael, A., & Ahmed, K. Y. (2016). Knowledge, attitude and practice towards blood donation and associated factors among adults in Debre Markos town, Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Hematology, 16(1), 23.
Background: Although the demand for blood supply has progressively increased in developing countries, evidences indicate that there is a major shortage of blood and blood products…

Incentives for blood donation: A discrete choice experiment to analyze extrinsic motivation.

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Sadler, A., Shi, L., Bethge, S., & Mühlbacher, A. (2018). Incentives for blood donation: A discrete choice experiment to analyze extrinsic motivation. Transfusion Medicine and Hemotherapy, 45(2), 116-124.
Background: Demographic trends affect size and age structure of populations. One of the consequences will be an increasing need for blood products to treat age-related diseases. D…

Blood donation in Guangdong Province, China, from 2006-2014. 

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Ou-Yang, J., & Bei, C.-H. (2016). Blood donation in Guangdong Province, China, from 2006-2014. Transfusion Medicine, 26(3), 195–201.
Objective: To explore the trends in blood collection from 2006 to 2014 in Guangdong, China. Background: Although the Blood Donation Law of the People's Republic of China was imple…

How barriers to blood donation differ between lapsed donors and non-donors in France.

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Duboz, P., & Cunéo, B. (2010). How barriers to blood donation differ between lapsed donors and non-donors in France. Transfusion Medicine, 20(4), 227–236.
Blood donors are underrepresented in the general population. Thus, comparing barriers to blood donation between non-donors and lapsed donors is crucial to improving their particip…

Giving blood and enrolling on the stem cell donor registry: Ranking of obstacles and motives in Switzerland.

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Bart, T., Volken, T., Fischer, Y., & Taleghani, B. M. (2014). Giving blood and enrolling on the stem cell donor registry: Ranking of obstacles and motives in Switzerland. Transfusion Medicine and Hemotherapy, 41(4), 264-72.
Background: To obtain a better understanding of factors affecting blood and blood stem cell donation behavior in Switzerland, a series of studies has been performed. In the recent…

Psychological factors related to donation behaviour among Chinese adults: Results from a longitudinal investigation.

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Hu, H., Wang, T., & Fu, Q. (2017). Psychological factors related to donation behaviour among Chinese adults: Results from a longitudinal investigation. Transfusion Medicine, 27(5), 335–341.
Background and Objectives: Little is known about the psychological factors currently influencing blood donation in China. This study investigated the structure of psychological fa…

Factors influencing blood donation: A cross-sectional survey in Guangzhou, China.

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Ou-Yang, J., Bei, C.-H., He, B., & Rong, X. (2017). Factors influencing blood donation: A cross-sectional survey in Guangzhou, China. Transfusion Medicine, 27(4), 256–267.
Objectives: The present study aimed to determine major factors that influence blood donation in China. Background: Factors affecting blood donation often vary in various populatio…

Impact of various information technology tools on first-time donor recruitment and repeat blood donations in blood bank.

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Shah, A., Joshi, P., & Shah, K. J. (2016). Impact of various information technology tools on first-time donor recruitment and repeat blood donations in blood bank. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 5(9), 1750-1753.
Blood is a lifesaving drug for treatment of various critically ill patients. But, demand of blood is continuously increasing, and blood donation rate is declining. The scarcity of…

Under blood pressure - differentiated versus undifferentiated marketing to increase blood donations.

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Sundermann, L. M., Boenigk, S., & Willems, J. (2017). Under blood pressure - differentiated versus undifferentiated marketing to increase blood donations. International Review on Public and Non - Profit Marketing, 14(3), 321-340.
Despite strong evidence in current marketing theory and practice that a differentiated marketing approach increases recruitment success, blood services worldwide often use undiffe…

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