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Campaign essentials for World Blood Donor Day 2016

Blood connects us all

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World Health Organization

Blood donor day 2016 brochure cover

Publication details

Number of pages: 14
Publication date: June 2016
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/HIS/SDS/2016.6

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Overview

The theme of the 2016 World Blood Donor Day, 14 June, campaign is "Blood connects us all". The objectives are to thank blood donors for their life-saving gift of blood and highlight the theme of blood connecting us all; to create wider public awareness of the need for regular blood donation, and inspire those who have not yet donated blood to start donating; to persuade countries to show appreciation to regular, voluntary, unpaid donors and commit to self-sufficiency in blood supply.

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