Zimbabwe's The Sunday Mail 4 September 2016
(Zinatha is the Zimbabwe National Traditional Healers' Association)
Blood:The greatest gift of all times
While Christianity, Islam and Hinduism support organ, blood and tissue donations as the highest expressions of compassion and generosity, several people still struggle in accepting the practice.
Members of the traditional African religion have conflicting views on the subject.
Traditionalist and Zinatha secretary for research, Sekuru Elisha Mutanga, said blood transfusion is forbidden, especially amongst black Africans.