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World Blood Donor Day

14 Jun
Ahead of the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) today, June 14, the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have warned that 95 per cent of donor blood...
14 Jun 2018
World Blood donor day is celebrated every 14th of June annually in many countries across the World. The celebration day coincides with the birthday Anniversary of Austrian Scientist Karl Landsteiner, who discovered the ABO blood group system. According to the World Health Organization, the day raises awareness of the need for regular blood donations to…
14 Jun 2018
The phrase 'every drop counts' applies not just to water, but to another aspect of human life as well - blood donation. World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is aimed at raising awareness of the need for regular blood…
14 Jun 2018
LifeBank, a healthcare technology and logistics company founded in 2016 to solve the problems of blood shortage in Nigeria, has introduced fresh innovations to enhance its blood donation service delivery. The startup unveiled SmartBag and LabX on Wednesday, June 13 to coincide with the World Blood Donor Day, pursuant to its mission to reduce Nigeria’s…
14 Jun 2018
As part of activities to celebrate the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) today, June 14, and ahead of World Sickle Cell Day (WSCD), June 19, scientists have identified and validated...
14 Jun 2018
As Nigeria joins in marking World Blood Donor Day, the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) has implored people to donate voluntarily to save lives.
15 Jun 2017
The Federal Ministry of Health is working on a draft bill for the establishment of a National Blood Service Commission for presentation to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as an executive bill.
15 Jun 2017
The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and Airtel Nigeria yesterday commemorated the World Blood Donor Day by feting blood donors who came forward voluntarily for the campaign to save the lives of thousands of patients.
14 Jun 2017
World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO).
14 Jun 2017
Today is World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). Despite efforts over the years to raise awareness on safe blood and encourage voluntary donation, poor donor and transfusion practices persist in Nigeria.
11 Jun 2017
As the world marks this year’s World Blood Donor Day on Wednesday June 14, the country would do so with the grim realisation that millions of patients in emergency care, particularly mothers and children, are ending their lives midstream due to delay in blood supply.
1 Jun 2017
The system is simple and it starts with the blood donor. The donor books an appointment on LifeBank App with the nearest blood bank. The donor gives blood at the blood bank.

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