World Blood Donor Day

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World Blood Donor Day is also celebrated every year on 14th June to thank voluntary blood donors for their life saving gifts.

  • History of the day

  • World Blood Donor Day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner, who was born on 14 June 1868.

  • In the year 2004, WHO celebrated World Blood Donor Day for the first time, to encourage people of all countries to donate blood to save lives.

  • The theme of this year's World Blood Donor Day is "Donating blood is an act of solidarity, so be a part of the effort and save lives".

  • Blood related information

  • During 1900-1901, Karl Landsteiner discovered the ABO blood group of human blood and the Rh factor, an important element found in blood.

  • Blood pressure is measured with a sphygmomanometer.

  • The highest amount of iron or iron metal is found in the blood.

  • The pH value of human blood is 7.4.

  • The blood group O is called "Universal Blood Donor".

  • Blood group AB: is "Universal Blood Recipient".

  • Blood is a type of "liquid connective tissue".

  • Blood is present in the body in the amount of 07 percent of the total weight of the human body.

  • Antibody is not found in blood group AB.

  • Both antibodies are found in blood group O.

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