Need for young people to donate blood
Worrld Blood Donor day is commemorated yearly on June 14 across the world. The day serves to raise awareness on the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their life-saving gifts.
Blood is an important resource, both for planned treatments and urgent interventions. It can help patients suffering from life-threatening conditions live longer and with a higher quality of life, and supports complex medical and surgical procedures. Blood is also vital for treating the wounded during emergencies of all kinds (disasters, accidents, armed conflicts, etc.) and has an essential, life-saving role in maternal and perinatal care (World Health Organisation).
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