June 14 is World Blood Donor Day

World Blood Donor Day takes place on 14 June each year. The aim is to raise global awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion and of the critical contribution blood donors make to national health systems. This year’s slogan for World Blood Donor Day will be “Give blood and keep the world beating,” to highlight the essential contribution blood donations make throughout the world. Click here to learn more about World Blood Day from the World Health Organization.