"Thank you for saving my life"
As it is tradition in PAHO headquarters and as a main part of the activities that will take place in the region on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day 2015, a blood drive will be carried out in the organization. We invite you to become a voluntary blood donor by participating in the Blood Drive this June 09th. Your contribution can save the lives of many people.
Day: June 09th, 2015
Where: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) headquarters, 525 23rd street, N.W, Washington, DC. Delegates Lounge East
Time: 10:00am to 03:30 pm
Eligibility requirements for blood donation- click here.
To schedule your life-saving blood donation at PAHO headquarters, which will save many lives, click here.
Click here to learn how the donation process works.
The American Red Cross is the nation's largest blood collection organization, supplying more than 40 percent of the blood and blood products used in the United States.
The American Red Cross Blood Services team collects approximately 6.5 million units of blood, from almost 4 million volunteer blood donors annually. From these donations, the Red Cross is able to distribute around 9.5 million blood products each year, including 6 million units of red blood cells, to patients at approximately 3,000 hospitals and transfusion centers across the country.