14 June 2016
World Blood Donor day is celebrated on the 14th of June, the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner the man who gave us the ABO blood grouping system. The event was established in 2004 and has a theme every year, this year it is: Blood connects us all. WHO runs specific programs like World malaria Day, Tuberculosis day, Tobacco, AIDS etc. These specific conditions represent the global nature and the threat from these conditions.