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June, 14 is World Blood Donor Day

The World Blood Donor Day is a day dedicated to thanking and celebrating voluntary non-remunerated blood donors. It occurs on June, 14. One of the main goals of the World Blood Donor Day is to ensure the availability of 'safe blood' for transfusion.

The motto of the day is “More blood means more life”. The day includes a number of events of blood donor propaganda.

According to Elena Nekrashevich, a chief of transfusion department of the Regional Hemotransfusion Station, every month the station provides 340 l of packed red blood cells, 700 l of fresh frozen plasma. In 2010 the station provided 18 tons of whole blood. 440 plasma donors and 900 blood donors visit the station every month.

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