Blood donation: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

First Plasma Bank of India to be set up in Delhi

On June 29, 2020, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that his government is to set up a plasma bank in Delhi to fight COVID-19. The bank is first of its kind in the ..

GoI launches eBlood Services Mobile Application

On June 25, 2020, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the eBlood Services Mobile Application. The application was launched by the ministry along with the Indian Red Cross Society. Highlights The bank will ..

2019 edition of World Blood Donor Day (WBDD)

The World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is observed every year on June 14 to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors. The 2019 theme “Blood Donation ..

2018 World Blood Donor Day (WBDD)

The World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is observed every year on June 14 across the globe to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. The day also strongly encourages more people ..

June 14: World Blood Donor Day

June 14: World blood donor day observed across the globe  Objective:  To spread awareness about the need for safe and secure blood supplies. The day provides an opportunity to draw public attention to the importance ..