World Blood Donor Day (WBBD) is held on 14 june each year. The event was organized for the first time in 2005, by a joint initiative of the World Health Organization, the International Federation of Red Cross Societies to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood.
Importance of Blood Donation
The importance of donating blood is not only to save the lives of thousands of people who are deprived of life, but also to save the lives of many more who are affected by various diseases and help them to fight numerous illnesses.
It has also been seen that when people have donated their blood , the have gained many health benefits. Most of the people who donate their blood tend to recover fast from their diseases and live a longer life , it also helps in weight loss , in maintaining healthy liver and iron level, reducing risk of heart attack and cancer.
World Blood Donor Day 2022 – Theme and Slogan
This 2022 year, the World Blood Donor Day theme is to educate the young population for safe blood supply since they are majorly at forefront in many activities. They can donate, motivate and inspire others to take a part in blood donation. Active involvement of every individual in blood donation can save many lives and improve their and others health.
For 2022, the World Donor Day slogan will be “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives” to draw attention to the roles that voluntary blood donations play in saving lives and enhancing solidarity within communities.
Blood Donation costs you nothing, but it can mean to someone in need. Donate Blood today so that no one ever has to suffer from lack of blood.