This year the "World Blood Donor Day" will be held on june 14th, 2013. The host country at the global level will be France; for the Region of the Americas will be Jamaica. The theme this year is "Give the gift of life: donate blood". This year the campaign aims to:
We invite the countries of the region to join this great celebration that helps to save the lives of people through universal access to safe blood.
We are counting on the mobilization of all of you, because "Every blood donation is a gift of life".
World Blood Donor Day in Jamaica
Every year Jamaica joins the rest of the world in celebrating World Blood Donor Day. June 14th, 2013 is an extra special date for the country as it will host the event for the Americas.
This year we have the opportunity to share testimonies of men and women from the region of the Americas, whose lives were safe thanks to a blood donation. Also, we are presenting testimonies of people who voluntarily donate blood.
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization