World Blood Donor Day

12 June 2013 —

World Blood Donor Day, celebrated on 14 June every year, serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. With the slogan “Give the gift of life: donate blood”, this year’s campaign, the 10th anniversary of World Blood Donor Day, will focus on the value of donated blood to the patient, not only in saving life, but also in helping people live longer and more productive lives.

June 14, 2013 will herald the tenth anniversary celebration of World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) with a global focus on the theme “Give the gift of life: Donate blood.” Sponsored by four core agencies: WHO, the …