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World Blood Donor's Day 2015: Donate blood, help save someone's life

June 14 is World Blood Donor's Day.

As a human being, saving someone's life is probably the noblest things we can do. No, you don't have to be a doctor to do so. All you need to do is take some time and donate blood. Blood donation is a simple and selfless way of helping someone when they need it the most. Here are some facts about blood donation you should be aware of.

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Blood donation -- what you need to know?

In 2012, World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that only nine million units of blood was collected annually against a demand of twelve million units. One of the main reasons for this shortage is the misconceptions and myths associated with blood donation. The general notion surrounding blood donation is that it will make affect your health or give you HIV or that you can donate blood just once a year - all of which are just myths.

This blood donation day put a step forward and donate your blood. You can not just save a life but a family as well!

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