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Blood Donation during the Great Patriotic War

New materials were added to the third edition of the collection “Blood Donation during the Great Patriotic War”, released on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory by the Coordination Center for Voluntary Blood Donation at the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation and the National Fund for Health Development. The supplemented edition contains essays on blood donation during the war years in more than four dozen regions of the Soviet Union.

Nikolay Daihes, the first deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Public Chamber Commission for the Protection of Citizens' Health and Development of Health, the head of the coordination donor center, said, that in 1941-1945 more than seven million blood transfusions were performed, and the army received over 1.7 million liters of blood. Donor points were deployed in almost all cities and regional centers of the country, about 5.5 million Soviet people donated blood. The vast majority of donors at the same time refused from compensation, transferring money to the needs of the front.

“It is an evidence of high morality and understanding of the complexity of the situation, and the new supplemented edition of the collection is a tribute to our memory and respect to the participants of the donor movement. To donors, doctors, donor organizers, who, with their selfless work, brought the Victory closer and became an example for subsequent generations of participants in this movement in the USSR and the Russian Federation” - Nikolai Dayhes.
“We are proud that even during the COVID-19 pandemic, participants of the donor movement preserve and support the traditions of Soviet, Russian donation. Despite the difficulties, they donate blood and its components, realizing that in peacetime their blood is needed daily, hourly for people whose life and health depend on donation” - Elena Stefanyuk. deputy coordination center, director of the National Health Development Fund.

The collection “Blood Donation during the Great Patriotic War” was created in 2015, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Victory, and was the first Russian publication of materials to systematize the contribution of the donor movement in various regions of the USSR to the victory over fascism. In a single style with the updated and supplemented edition in the year of the 75th anniversary of the Victory of the collection, a congratulatory poster and a donation card were also issued. They can be used for registration of blood service establishments, donor actions, during conducting lessons of courage for youth, memorable evenings with veterans throughout the entire anniversary 2020.

A memorial sign to the organizer of the Republican Blood Service Polina Mikhailenko was opened in Simferopol by the initiative of the employees of the Republican Blood Center, with the support of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Crimea.
The Republican Blood Transfusion Station of Bashkiria has successfully passed the voluntary certification procedure and received a certificate of compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.
The developers took into account the comments and suggestions of the donors - active users of the application.
On August 22, the State Flag of Russia day, the members of the Night Wolves club held the All-Russian campaign #StayaDonor in a number of regions of the country. The All-Russian marathon in support of blood donation, organized by the Molodezhka ONF in cooperation with the FMBA Blood Service, is being held for the third time.
On July 29, the Minister of Emergencies of Russia Yevgeny Zinichev and his deputies, employees of the central office of the ministry, became blood donors during the departmental campaign "30 good deeds". The campaign is timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.
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