June, 14 is the International Blood Donor’s Day. June, 13 the Culture and Leisure Centre of Transport Workers of the Republican Unitary Enterprise “Mogilev Railways” held a special social event. It was initiated by Mogilev regional blood transfusion centre together with the charitable public donors’ organization “Drop of Life”. The chief of the organization Igor Kovalenko awarded the most active donors with diplomas. They donated their blood at least 40 times or plasma – 60 times.
3,503 honoured donors live in Mogilev, 2,442 – live in the districts of Mogilev region. In 2009 blood transfusion centres accepted 8,991 blood donors and 6,311 plasma donors. Average annual growth in number of honoured donors in Mogilev region makes 200-300 persons.