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Foreigners must speak Swedish to donate blood – but this could be about to change

File photo of a blood donor in Sweden. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT

Published: 10.Jul.2018 17:03 hrs

Want to donate blood in Sweden? Learn the language first. This hurdle stops many internationals from becoming donors, but it may soon change for English-speakers in Stockholm, The Local finds out.

When Chinky Jain saw a bloodmobile at her office in Gothenburg, she decided to donate her rare Type O blood.

"I went for the first time as I was a bit underweight before," she told The Local.

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