Did you know that the World Health Organization has dedicated a special day – 14th June every year, to the selfless act of blood donation? This day is the birth anniversary of Dr Karl Landsteiner – a biologist who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the ABO blood system!
The bottom-line is blood donation saves lives. Yet, though around 117.4million blood donations are collected globally, there’s a huge gap in access between higher-income and lower-income countries, a gap that WHO aims to close. Get more facts and figures on blood donation in this infographic.
All You Need To Know About Blood Donation:
Infographic by – Medlife