It’s critical to encourage blood donation among minorities, according to research

According to research, medical mistrust is a significant barrier to blood donation among minorities therefore better community education and communication is critical.

Researchers at Georgia State University and Georgia Southern University, USA, conducted the first systematic literature review of research on barriers and facilitators regarding blood donations among minorities. Nursing associate Professor Regena Spratling in the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State and her colleagues in the Georgia Southern University School of Public Health conducted the research.

To read more go to: www.healtheuropa.eu/blood-donation-among-minorities/92016/