Blood Services

Promotional materials associated with World Blood Donor Day.


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"World Blood Donor Day" was established by the World Health Assembly in May 2005 to strengthen blood donation processes and recognize people who collaborate in efforts to collect sufficient blood for transfusions 

This document summarizes the rationale for the parameters and conditions that should be taken into consideration in the education and selection of blood donors, in the level of detail that should allow blood service staff, community volunteers and prospective blood donors to understand them.

altOn June 14th, 2010, the annual World Blood Donor Day ceremony for the Region of the Americas was held in Nicaragua. These yearly special celebrations recognize the effort and dedication of all volunteer donors, who, every day, make altruistic contributions in order to give life to those who need it. Thanks to these volunteers, National Blood Programs can improve their operations in order to achieve the necessary self-sufficiency. pdf