World Blood Donor Day

The need for blood in the human body is not new. The vital importance of blood for the functioning of the human body has long been recognized. Donating blood is therefore considered a great donation. Blood donation holds a special place among the great deeds that can be done in life. Blood donation is always considered from a humanitarian perspective. Blood donation campaigns are organized to ensure the quantity and importance of blood in the human body. Due to various complex diseases or accidents, people often need blood in medical conditions.

Due to the shortage of blood in the body, the condition of the patient can become critical. Sometimes, situations arise where the absence of relatives to donate blood for the patient is noticeable. In such situations, blood donors emerge as life-givers, donating blood. In critical medical conditions, the amount of blood in the human body decreases, which can lead to the patient’s condition becoming critical. Therefore, in such situations, it is a great goal to save lives through blood donation.

Karl Landsteiner, a renowned life scientist, achieved success in various tests and examinations related to human blood groups. He studied biochemistry at the University of Vienna in 1891. He showed interest in the new field of immunology and discovered the A, B, AB, and O blood groups along with his team. In 1909, he discovered the Rh factor of blood.

World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14th every year. This day is observed in honor of Karl Landsteiner’s birthday. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness about blood donation among people and to create awareness among people about the need for blood donation. On this day, blood donors are specially thanked and appreciated. Karl Landsteiner, born on June 14, 1868, identified the various blood groups in the human body and divided them into the four blood groups A, B, AB, and O. He also discovered the Rh factor in these four blood groups in 1933.

For the sake of providing medical services, World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14th every year in many countries around the world. Various activities are undertaken at the national and international levels to raise awareness about blood donation. Various types of discussion forums, quizzes, etc., are organized to shed light on the relevance of World Blood Donor Day. Recently, the increase in awareness of blood donation in almost all countries has been a positive sign in the field of medical services.

\In the human body, blood is present in four types: A, B, AB, and O. Efforts are made to overcome the shortage of necessary blood groups in the human body through blood donation. Generally, during various complex diseases or accidents, a decrease in the quantity of blood in the body is observed. Due to the decrease in quantity, blood donors become necessary.

According to the type of blood group, a person can donate blood voluntarily. Through blood donation, various commercial and voluntary organizations collect blood. Through these organizations, everyone can donate blood. It is through blood donation that someone can give the gift of life to another person, which is why these organizations are called life savers. Nowadays, these organizations also organize blood donation camps in rural areas to provide medical services. Anyone over the age of 18 can voluntarily donate blood.

The promotion and publicity of blood donation are now more widespread and awareness has increased. Nowadays, due to increased awareness about blood donation through social media, people are actively participating in this field. Blood donation always contributes to saving human lives and improving good health. By donating blood regularly in a disciplined manner, one can also become the owner of good health. Some of the benefits of blood donation according to medical science are:

  1. Regular blood donors are less likely to suffer from heart disease.
  2. Blood donation helps in reducing body weight.
  3. Limited blood donation works as an energy booster for the body.
  4. Blood donation helps in controlling blood pressure and diabetes. Even though some things are important for blood donation, it is not allowed to consume any kind of intoxicants 24 hours before blood donation.

Generally, artificial preparation of blood is not feasible. It is prepared with the collaboration of the donor’s body. A healthy person contributes to the society by donating blood. Blood donation nowadays has become a worldwide phenomenon. Only for business purposes should we aim to advance the blood donation market. No. Blood donation always counts as a humanitarian and great work. Blood donors depend on others for their business life. Due to blood donation, various blood banks have been established on Earth. The world’s first scientific blood bank was established in 1937 by Dr. Bernard Fantus at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. All scientific blood banks are safe blood banks. Only those who donate blood for business purposes should be boycotted. No. Blood donation always contributes to the humanitarian and great work. A blood donor relies on others for his business life. By donating blood, we can also contribute significantly to the lives and good health of millions of people in the world. Let’s express our gratitude and appreciation to the millions of voluntary blood donors for the health and well-being of the millions of people in the world.

  1. The sense of responsibility and excellence of national blood donation programs and their outcomes, and the best practices or education and sharing.
  2. Regular free blood donation campaigns without any remuneration for the general public’s access to safe blood transfusion.
  3. Dissemination of the necessity of regular blood donation among the youth, students, and the general public, and increasing the diversity and carrying capacity of blood donation.