Anyone can donate blood and help our basketball player Roman Hests, who is fighting a severe illness.

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The decision to support Roma and everyone who needs help was made by basketball players, team doctors, federation staff, BSUPC students and friends of the athlete.

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The 21-year-old forward and captain of the youth national team and the reserve team of the Dragons, a student of BSUPC, now has serious health issues. With the help of professionals from the Republican Center for Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Roma is courageously fighting a serious illness. Round-the-clock medical care and all the necessary medicines are now available, but donated blood is always needed, and especially during the COVID pandemic.

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Any blood type can be donated to Roma.


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A memo about donation is posted on the website of the the State Institution Minsk Scientific and Practical Center for Surgery, Transplantology and Hematology

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What you need to donate blood to Roman Hests:

- take a health certificate (form F1) with the result of fluorography of the OGK for the previous 12 months, and an examination by a gynecologist (for women) no more than 6 months old at a polyclinic at the place of residence or at the Republican Scientific and Practical Center for Sports (for athletes and coaches of national teams); 

- sign up for blood donation on a weekday by phone +375 (17) 277-20-17 (8.00 - 16.00). Indicate during the call that you are donating blood free of charge for basketball player Roman Guest (blood type does not matter). You can donate blood from Monday to Friday from 8.00 to 11.00. It is better to arrive at the City Center for Transfusiology (Semashko St., 8) by 8.00;

- before donating blood, follow all the recommendations from the memo;

- take a passport, a military ID (for those liable for military service), a 3x4 photo, shoes (flip-flops), a mask; 

- on the appointed day to arrive at Semashko st., 8 (the building of the city center of transfusiology is located on the left behind the main building, the entrance for donors is the right side); 

- come to the reception with all the documents and say that you are donating blood for free for basketball player Roman Hests;

- the procedure will take about 1.5 hours, the blood donation procedure itself  will take no more than 5-10 minutes. You will have to refrain from training and physical activity on this day.

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The BBF expresses its sincere gratitude for the selfless work of all the staff of the Republican Scientific and Practical Center and personally Anatoly Uss, Deputy Director for Hematology, Head of the Republican Center for Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Olga Levandovskaya, Head of the City Center for Transfusiology, Natalya Milanovich, Head of the Hematology Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation, and Irina Lendina, Head of the Hematology Department No. 3.

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Today, there is no need to buy medicines or pay for the operation, due to the fact that in Belarus there is free medical care.

However, since many people want to help Roma Hests, the family has set up charitable accounts in Belarusbank and, if necessary, will use the assistance received.

Detailed information you can find here:

In the case of transfers from abroad, detailed additional instructions can be found here:

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