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    World Blood

    Donor Day 2014

    Global Event | Host Country
    14 th June 2014 Colombo , Sri Lanka
    Organized By National Blood Transfusion Service – Sri Lanka
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    Host Country | World Blood Donor Day 2014 | Global Event
    14 th June 2014 Colombo , Sri Lanka
    Organized By National Blood Transfusion Service – Sri Lanka
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    HOST COUNTRY SRI LANKA
    World Blood Donor Day 2014 | Global Event
    14 th June 2014 Colombo , Sri Lanka
    Organized By National Blood Transfusion Service – Sri Lanka
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    Host Country | World Blood Donor Day 2014 | Global Event
    14 th June 2014 Colombo , Sri Lanka
    Organized By National Blood Transfusion Service – Sri Lanka
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Best wishes .....

Honourable Maithripala Sirisena, Minister of Health

" I wish all the success for the forthcoming World Blood Donor Day celebrations to be held in June 2014. Further I hope that the glamour of the celebrations will enhance with the World Blood Donor Day Global Event on 14 th June which is to be hosted by Sri Lanka. "


Welcome Message .....

World Blood Donor Day 2014
9th to 14th June 2014

It is indeed a great pleasure for me to welcome you to the World Blood Donor Day celebrations to be held in Colombo Sri Lanka from 9th to 14th June 2014. Sri Lanka has been fortunate to become the first ever South Asian country to host the WBDD global event in 2014 and Sri Lanka will be the second country in the South-East Asian region to host the global event. This precious opportunity was gained by National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) of Sri Lanka due to its unique achievements during recent past.

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Dr.Anil Dissanayake   (Director-NBTS)
Chairman of World Blood Donor Day 2014 Organizing Committee

Media Column - WBDD 2014
You can find latest news and event information from here.

Latest News

Commencing the Felicitation Parade
Commencing the felicitation parade His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa placed his signature on the flag on 3rd June at Temple Trees.
Out of the week long programme that has been already scheduled to commemorate the World Blood Donor Day 2014, by the Ministry of Health, National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) and the WHO, the key event is the vehicle parade which commenced from four different parts of the country namely Kamburugamuwa,Jaffna,Trincomalee and Ampara on 4th June to reach Colombo over a period of 4 days,passing many major cities while felicitating more than 10,000 voluntary blood donors. In parallel, more than 50,000 signatures of blood donors, mobile organizers and well-wishers will be obtained onto the flag of National Blood Transfusion Service, to keep a Guinness World Record.

commencing the felicitation parade

commencing the felicitation parade

Commencing the felicitation parade
Press Conference - 04th June 2014
The inaugural event of the World Blood Donor Week 2014 commenced with the press conference at National Blood Centre premises with the participation of Dr Palitha Mahipala - Director General of Health Services, Dr Ananda Gunasekara - Deputy Director General (Medical Services II), Dr Firdosi Rustom Mehta - WHO Country Representative to Sri Lanka and Dr Anil Dissanajake - Director of National Blood Transfusion Service. The press conference revealed the activities lined up for the week.
press conference

press conference

press conference

press conference

press conference
World Blood Donor Day Global Event 2014
Since 2004, WHO selects a country to host the WBDD Global event. The basis of selection depends on the achievements & quality of the Transfusion Service. The events have been held at South Africa, UK, Thailand, Canada, Dubai, Australia, Spain, Argentina & France. With our achievements, NBTS Sri Lanka was able to be selected as the host country for WBDD 2014 Global Event, from a competitive bidding process. This is the very first occasion that WHO has selected a South Asian country to host this event and the second country in the South-East Asian region. NBTS takes all efforts to make this event a success and to bring glory to the country.

Event Listing

World Blood Donor Day - 14th June 2014

Who will visit....

WHO
International Society of Red Cross & Red Crescent
ISBT – International Society of Blood Transfusion
AATM – Asian Association of Transfusion Medicine
International Federation of Blood Donor Organizations
Asia Pacific Blood Network