04 August 2011, Thursday, 15:22

All-Russian “Saturday of Donors” to be held in Bashkortostan

author: Elmira Sabirova

Bashkortostan will join the all-Russian action “Saturday of Donors” on August 6 and all people, wishing to help, may visit the Republican hemotransfusion stations and the medical institutions, having blood service divisions, the press-service of the Ministry of health protection RB reported to the news agency “Bashinform”.

The action is held with the purpose to attract those citizens of the Republic, who can’t donate blood during the work week and for the increase of the number of donors in Bashkortostan.

According to information of the Ministry of health protection RB 14 donors fall on 1000 people in Russia on average now and 21,7 – in Bashkortostan. Many people need fresh blood during surgical operations, after car accidents and burns, during severe childbirth and for oncological patients.