Every year on 14th of june World Blood Donor Day is Celebrated

In 2004, World Health organization celebrated World Blood donor Day for the first time

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on the birthday anniversary of Karl Landsteiner on June 14, 1868.

Landsteiner was awarded the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the ABO blood group system.

Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives” focusing on the urgency to increase the number of donors.

World Blood Donor Day 2022 Theme

To raise global awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion and importance of blood donation.

Why Blood Donor Day is Celebrated?

Who Host World Blood Donor Day 2022 event

Mexico hosts World Blood Donor Day 2022 through its National Blood Centre.

The person who cannot donate blood temporarely

-Pregnancy                       -Acute fever -Recent alcoholic intake -Ear or body piercing and tattooing -Surgery

The person who are permanentaly not eligible for blood donation

– Cancer                        – Cardiac disease                     – Sever lung disease                – Hepatitis B and C                   – HIV infection, AIDS or Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)                        – Other disease stated in    the Guide to Medical Assessment of Blood Donors.   

Group O is the Universal Donor. It donate red blood cells to anybody.

Group AB is Universal Acceptor, can donate to other AB's only but can receive from all others.

Blood donation is a noble cause , if you have sound health then please donate blood to help the needy.

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