Yesterday, June 14, held the "World Blood Donor Day Blood" that was added Totana New Generations, a day that was intended to celebrate and acknowledge the work of all blood donors, through whose generous collaboration be able to save many lives.
To mark the International Day Blood Donor from New Generations of Totana we developed a small campaign, which consists of an image and a Twitter hashtag # donavida.
The Councillor for Health and a member of NNGG Totana, Eulalia Sandoval, said that 41% had donated blood at least once in their life and that the number of blood donations in Spain has fallen by 0.93 percent in 2011 therefore it is necessary.
Totana Being one of the municipalities where the largest number of blood donors exists in proportion to population of Murcia.
In 2011 there were 16,819 voluntary contributions from plasma less than the previous year per thousand 38.07 donations were made in Spain.
In 2011 Spain joined in 234,750 new donors, two percent more than last year, and there are 80 countries with fewer than 10 donations per 1 000 people, 79 are developing countries.
Sandoval commented that Spain the European country with more blood donors and the largest increase across the EU between 2002 and 2009 blood donors was in Spain, according to the European Commission.
61% of the Spanish is willing to donate their organs after death and 41% had donated blood at least once in their life, two facts that put Spain above the European average.
Source: PP Totana