Thursday, July 12, 2007
World Blood Donors' Day
The World Blood donation day June 14th.The World Blood donation day June 14th.The first blood transfusion was found in the year 1616 between dogs. But his finding was ignored. The Christian mission banned this till 1678. After 150 years A mother had blood transfusion for the first time in the year 1818.Dr. Karllmans performed the blood transfusion. His birthday falls on 14th June. A Chemist form Russell of Brazil found that the addition of sodium citrate to the blood can keep the blood intact and the Donor was not specially need at the time of blood transfusion. This helped preserve blood in the blood bank. The first blood bank began at Lelengrade in the year 1939 and R.H factors were also discovered. Mr. Mowrise Graze aged 78 years now has been donating blood since 1944 since 18 years of age. He has been donating blood till now at an interval of 56 days (Donated blood 350 times).We shall now continue to Save life and celebrate this day in remembrance of these Noble Hearts.