World Blood Donor Day June 2022 – Wellness Newsletter
World Blood Donor Day June 14 2022
World Blood Donor Day June 2022: World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on the 14th of June.
Why is the World Blood Donor Day celebrated annually?
- To honour those people who donate blood voluntarily.
- To raise awareness of the need for safe blood.
Transfusion of blood and blood products helps to save millions of lives every year. One unit can save up to 3 patients in dire need of blood.
South African National Blood Service: Why Donate Blood?
How can you contribute?
Find a donation centre close to you and donate blood.
- Donors need to be over 16 years of age,
- Weigh a minimum of 50 kg,
- Have not donated blood in the last 56 days.
Your vitals will also be checked before donation. So why not encourage family members, work colleagues and your community to donate blood.
South African National Blood Service: Where To Donate?
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