World Blood Donor Day: Donating blood to save someone’s life not only is a great task but also helps to keep the health on the right track. It can keep you healthy both physically and mentally. In order to raise awareness about the life-saving act, World Blood Donor Day is observed across the globe every year on June 14. The day is celebrated in order to extend support to the blood donor organizations, blood transfusion services, and other non-governmental organizations for their campaigns.
World Blood Donor Day 2022: Theme
The WHO (World Health Organization) has decided on the World Blood Donor Day 2022 theme as “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”.
World Blood Donor Day: History & Significance
For the unversed, Nobel prize winner and scientist Karl Landsteiner was born on June 14. World Blood Donor Day is observed on the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, who has discovered various blood groups. Before his discovery of the blood groups, blood transfusions used to happen without knowing the various blood groups.
World Blood Donor Day: Celebrations
World Blood Donor Day 2022 will be hosted by Mexico through its National Blood Centre in Mexico City on 14 June 2022.