Volunteers thanked for saving lives on World Blood Donor Day

People who have donated blood are being thanked for saving lives.

On World Blood Donor Day marked annually on 14 June, the World Health Organization (WHO) is encouraging more people to donate blood voluntarily and regularly with the slogan "Give freely, give often. Blood donation matters."

Ivanna Mousa met with James Chitsva, WHO's technical officer for blood and transfusion safety in South Sudan.

She began by asking him about the importance of blood donation in the country.

Duration: 3'06"

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