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Blood donors are life savers

07 November, 2022

Donating blood is a great way to make a difference to someone in need. Whether you're a long-term donor or it's your first time, we encourage you to help save lives by participating in our blood donation campaign. KAUST Health and Government Affairs are pleased to offer the following blood donation days.


Dates: November 13 - 17

Times: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: The KAUST Health parking lot next to the fire station


Who can donate blood?

All KAUST residents, employees, students and service providers over the age of 18.

Who cannot donate blood?

People with the following conditions:

  • Pregnant or has been pregnant within the last six weeks. 
  • Transfusion of blood or surgery in the past six months. 
  • Recent cold or a respiratory tract infection. 
  • Antibiotics intake in the last seven days. 
  • Tattoo, acupuncture, or dental treatment in the past six months. 
  • Blood disease, bleeding disorder, or malignant disease. 
  • Heart diseases.

How do I book an appointment to give blood?

Please book your appointment for your blood donation on the KAUST Booking System

*Bookings are required – no walk-ins will be accepted.

Blood donation is a simple process:

  1. Go directly to the parking lot close to the fire station.
  2. Please bring your Iqama / Saudi National ID for registration.
  3. Get a mini-physical examination.
  4. Donate blood.
  5. Have a snack.

If you have any questions or need assistance regarding registration, please contact


    Kind regards,

    Sulaiman Al-Thunayan                                                        Chris Sealey
    Vice President, Government Affairs                                       Vice President, Community Life