World Blood Donor Day
is celebrated every year by the people in many countries around the world on 14th of June. World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on the day of birthday anniversary of Karl Landsteiner on 14th of June
in 1868. This event celebration was first started in the year 2004 aiming to raise the public awareness about the need for safe blood donation (including its products) voluntarily and unpaid by the healthy person. Blood donors are the key role player at this day as they donate life-saving gifts of blood to the needed person.
- The theme of 2018 is “Blood Connects us All”.
- The theme of 2017 was “Give blood. Give now. Give often”.
- The theme of 2016 was “Blood connects us all”.
- The theme of 2015 was “Thank you for saving my life”.
- The theme of 2014 was “Safe blood for saving mothers”.
- The theme of 2013 was “Give the gift of life: Donate blood.”
- The theme of 2012 was “Every blood donor is a hero”.
- The theme of 2011 was “More blood, more life”.
- The theme of 2010 was “New Blood for the World”.
- The theme of 2009 was “achieving 100 per cent non-remunerated donation of blood and blood components”.
- The theme of 2008 was “Giving blood regularly”.
- The theme of 2007 was “Safe Blood for Safe Motherhood”.
- The theme of 2006 was “Commitment to Ensure Universal Access to Safe Blood”.
- The theme of 2005 was “Celebrating your gift of blood”.
- The theme of 2004 was “Blood Saves Lives. Safe Blood Starts With Me”.