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World Blood Donor Day 2016.Blood connects us all

Common category: Author : Saravana
Posted On : 2016-06-13 12:04:01

The World Blood Donor Day is observed on June14th of every year .This day  is celebrated every year on the day of birthday anniversary of Karl Landsteiner on 14th of June in 1868. This event celebration was first started in the year 2004 aiming to raise the public awareness about the need for safe blood donation (including its products) voluntarily and unpaid by the healthy person. Blood donors are the key role player at this day as they donate life-saving gifts of blood to the needed person.

It was first initiated and established to be celebrated annually on 14th of June by “the World Health Organization.The World Blood Donor Day is celebrated ever year with a theme.The theme of the 2016 World Blood Donor Day, 14 June, campaign is "Blood connects us all". The objectives are to thank blood donors for their life-saving gift of blood and highlight the theme of blood connecting us all,to create wider public awareness of the need for regular blood donation, and inspire those who have not yet donated blood to start donating; to persuade countries to show appreciation to regular, voluntary, unpaid donors and commit to self-sufficiency in blood supply.

Do donate blood at regular intervals,save life and be healthy.


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