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World Blood Donor Day: Donate blood and save multiple lives

  • Posted on- Jun 14, 2015
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World Blood Donor Day is celebrated annually in many countries across the globe on 14th of June. The day was first celebrated in the year 2004 aiming to raise the public awareness about the need for safe blood donation. Blood donors play an important role on this day as they donate life-saving gifts of blood to the needed person.

World Blood Donor Day was first started by “the World Health Organization, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies” in 2004 on 14th June. The motive behind this ‘great day’ is to thank the blood donors for their life-saving step, promote voluntary, safe and unpaid blood donations to ensure adequate blood supplies.

World Blood Donor Day presents an opportunity to all donors for celebrating it on national and global level.

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year to educate individuals for the need of safe blood transfusion as well as importance of blood donation throughout the world. The celebration includes organizing multiple activities and programs on international and national level.

Various healthcare organizations work jointly to organize international level programs to promote people globally.

Activities involves organizing events, meetings, discussion, debates, quiz competitions, publishing relevant stories in newspapers, publishing articles worldwide, international scientific journals, sports activities and other promotional activities in the public places, schools, colleges, universities and other educational institutions.

Lazoi urges every healthy individual to come forward and donate blood. Remember, by donating blood you can save many lives. So if you have the will, encourage your friends and family members also.