Blood donation's benefits highlighted for donors, recipients.

ISLAMABAD -- Health experts on 'World Blood Donor Day' have highlighted the benefits of blood donation for both the donors and recipients stressing media to raise awareness about the importance of blood transfusions.

They also urged the authorities concerned to speed up the process for establishing modern Blood Transfusion centers across the country.

Speaking to a private news channel, renowned Hematologist and Consultant transplant physician Dr. Saqib Hussain Ansari said every year countries around the world including Pakistan celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 to highlight the need for safe blood and blood transfusion products.

He regretted that there were many myths surrounding blood donation that often make people wary of donating, adding he said blood donation was a healthy process and a healthy person must donate which was beneficial...

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