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Give blood this week for "World Blood Donor Day"

Give blood this week for Give blood this week for "World Blood Donor Day"
Jeannie Matthews | 26 June, 2017, 01:48

Every year, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) on 14 June.

"Through blood donation, we can help various needy people and save their precious lives. Instead, it should be a normal and routine part of our lives", the Governor appealed.

PAHO said the report also noted that more countries this year - 14 compared to six countries in 2011 - are now aware of their blood needs at the national level, which facilitates collection planning.

As a teenager he needed donor blood after a pushbike accident ruptured his spleen.

Wednesday is World Blood Donor Day, and one Northwest suburban man made a decision to mark it in an appropriate way.

Soumita who has done several music albums and TV shows says that, "Blood donation is an extremely munificent deed and every healthy adult must do that".

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It is essential that you must have a minimum weight of 50 kgs to donate blood there is not a single thing beyond that when it comes to relate weight with blood donation. Since receiving blood was a priority for Michael, Mark Donnison adds that Canadians can make giving blood a priority for them. It is also observed to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood. People in the country are still in the dark about blood donation.

You must be above 18 years of age.

As well know that blood is one of the major components of human body and is the prime liquid component which is essential for life. On Wednesday, blood donation camps are scheduled to be conducted in the district.

Mrs. Bolanle Tijani, said regular blood donation improves the donor's cardiovascular health. "We could really boost the power of good", she said. This year, however, Canadian Blood Services is focused on a critical need for blood donations and is urging Canadians to make an appointment right away to donate before July 1.

Donating is safe and simple and on average takes a little over an hour. If you have a chronic condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure, you may still be able to donate as long as you are being treated and the condition is under control.

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