World Blood Donor Day – 14th June

World Blood Donor Day

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World Blood Donor Day

We feel helpless when our family and loved ones struggle to find blood during urgent, life-threatening health conditions, especially during this pandemic. We know what it means to lose a family member due to the scarcity of blood. Therefore gifting life to someone in the form of blood is priceless. Blood donation is the need of the hour.


Why is World Blood Donor Day celebrated on 14th June?

World Blood Donor day is celebrated on the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, an Austrian biologist, physician, and new blood transfusion founder. The WHO first observed World Blood Donor Day in 2004, and in the year 2005, during the
58th World Health Assembly, it was confirmed as an annual global event.

World Blood Donation Day is an initiative taken by the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrated every year on 14
June.


Who hosts World Blood Donor Day?

Each year, different countries host World Blood Donor Day. This year, the event is being held in Rome, Italy. Safe blood/blood products and their transfusion is a significant aspect of public health. They save millions of lives and boost the wellbeing and quality of life of many patients daily.

Ketto takes great pride and celebrates this auspicious day to appreciate the contribution of charitable blood donors in saving countless lives of people across India. We salute each donor for their good deeds. Let us all pledge and continue to raise awareness for ensuring a safe blood supply to those in need and encourage wider groups to donate blood to save lives. After all, life is precious; a few minutes of your solidarity can be the reason for a smile on many faces!  Need a blood donor in the most challenging times? Visit Ketto.org today because every drop counts!

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