ANVISA Repeals Resolution Banning Blood Donation by Gay Men

The act, published in yesterday's edition of the Federal Gazette, complies with the Federal Supreme Court's ruling considering the impediment to be discriminatory.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, July 8th, the National Health Monitoring Agency (ANVISA) revoked its regulation restricting blood donation by male homosexuals. Under the revoked measure, men who had sex with other men in the previous 12 months were deemed unsuitable for donation.

The action, published in yesterday . . .

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