Wednesday, June 3, 2009

June: Blood Donor Month.

(See What We See: News Archive ; c.f. Donate Blood, Save a Life (Secular; South African; independent) 03 / 06 (June) / 2009 )

Article by Marc Aupiais

The following is an article from Donate blood, Save a Life, which we found of note, about June (note, only donate as often as is healthy, and make sure you know all the risks):

Donate Blood, Save a Life (Secular; South African; independent) 03 / 06 (June) / 2009 :
"Blood Donor Month.

"¨Achieving 100 percent non-remunerated donation of blood and blood components¨

Millions of people around the world owe their lives to individuals they will never meet – people who donate their blood to help others. But millions more still can’t get safe blood when they need it. World Blood Donor Day, celebrated on June 14 every year, provides a unique opportunity to thank those very special people that help and to raise awareness about the need for more support.

Established by the World Health Assembly, this day marks the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel laureate who discovered the ABO blood group system. There is broad international support to raise awareness of the need for safe blood around the world and encourage eligible individuals to donate blood regularly so that blood is readily available for all who need it when required."
(World Health Organization)

Blood Donor Month is celebrated every year in June with the main event being World Blood Donor Day which is celebrated internationally on the 14th June.

If you haven't donated in a while, this might be the month for you: when you are being celebrated:

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(Donate Blood, Save a Life (Secular; South African; independent) 03 / 06 (June) / 2009)  

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