Since the establishment of World Blood Donor Day in 2004, the World Health Organization, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, International Federation of Blood Donor Organizations and International Society of Blood Transfusion, have worked collaboratively to promote voluntary blood donation through the celebration of World Blood Donor Day and other events. This global network of partners grows every year, including new collaborating partners and previous global event hosts

Founding partners:

Other collaborating partners:

Hosts of the global WBDD event

2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina

2010 Barcelona, Spain

2009 Melbourne, Australia

2008 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2007 Ottawa, Canada

2006 Bangkok, Thailand

2005 London, United Kingdom

2004 Johannesburg, South Africa