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WHO Press Conference
Date: 12 June 2013
10:00 - 10:45
Organization: WHO
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: World Blood Donor Day 2013 - Give the gift of life: donate blood Blood collection from voluntary non-remunerated blood donors is the cornerstone of a safe and sufficient blood supply. Regular voluntary blood donors are the safest source of blood, as there are fewer bloodborne infections among these donors than among people who donate for family members in emergencies or who give blood for payment



World Blood Donor Day 2013 - Give the gift of life: donate blood

Blood collection from voluntary non-remunerated blood donors is the cornerstone of a safe and sufficient blood supply. Regular voluntary blood donors are the safest source of blood, as there are fewer bloodborne infections among these donors than among people who donate for family members in emergencies or who give blood for payment

Dr Neelam DHINGRA-KUMAR, WHO Blood Transfusion Safety Unit

Dr Yetmgeta Eyayou ABDELLA, WHO Blood Transfusion Safety Unit


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