World Volunteer Blood Donors Day celebrated

Every year all over the world June 14th, the birthday of Nobel laureate Karl Landsteiner, discoverer of the ABO blood group system, is celebrated as ‘World Volunteer Blood Donors Day’.

The Turkish Red Crescent is hosting this year’s festivities, to be staged on 14 June simultaneously at Istanbul’s Atatürk Culture Center and the Kocatepe Culture Center in Ankara.