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The monument to blood donors was opened in Orenburg

On October 5, the monument "Thank you, donor!" was opened in Orenburg. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko and the Governor of the Orenburg Region Denis Pasler.

The ceremony was attended by the governor of the region Denis Pasler, the minister of health of the region Tatiana Savinova, doctors and activists of the donor movement. The Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko was the guest of honor at the ceremony.

The monument is installed in a new park near the buildings of the Orenburg State Medical University, where during the Great Patriotic War was one of the military evacuation hospitals. During the war years, more than 8 thousand Orenburg residents donated blood for the soldiers of the Red Army, more than 40 thousand transfusions were carried out a year. The creation of the memorial sign is timed to the 75th anniversary of Victory.

The right to open the monument was given to "Honorary donor of the Orenburg region" Tatyana Yekhanova.

“Despite the fact that more and more blood-saving technologies are used in healthcare, the demand for blood components is not decreasing. Due to the fact that we are faced with new challenges, with a new coronavirus infection, the plasma of recovered donors has also become a life-saving drug. That is how we extend life, save it. A number of drugs are made on the basis of donated blood. Therefore, donor support, gratuitous donation in the Russian Federation is a necessity for saving patients. Thanks to everyone involved in the donor movement and to the healthcare professionals who ensure the safety of blood. This monument deservedly stands in the center of the pedestrian zone of the Orenburg city. I think it will attract the attention of new young supporters of the donor movement” Mikhail Murashko Minister of Health said in his speech at the opening ceremony of the monument.

As part of the opening ceremony of the monument, Mikhail Murashko presented certificates and badges "Honorary Donor of Russia" to three Orenburg residents - Anton Dekke, Angelina Kovaleva and Alexei Nemolochnov. Donor dynasties received letters of thanks from the Governor of the Orenburg Region.

On May 21, 2021, at 18:00 (Moscow time), the Volunteer Center of the Moscow City University will host a blood donation quiz on VKontakte. The winners will receive gifts from the organizers and the National Health Fund - the board game “Equivoki. Russian donor ".
Within the framework of the XIII International Salon "Integrated Security - 2021", which took place in the city of Kubinka, Moscow Region, a charity donor campaign was held. Specialists from all departments of the EMERCOM of Russia took part, together with representatives of the Department of Educational, Scientific, and Technical Activities.
The head of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency Veronika Igorevna Skvortsova and the head of the Republic of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov opened the XIII All-Russian Forum of the Blood Service, which took place in Ufa on the eve of the National Donor Day.
On April 5, 2021, the IX All-Russian Prize for Contribution to the Development of Blood Donation "Souchastie" starts. The "Souchastie" Prize is a sign of public recognition and the importance of the institution of donating blood and its components, the contribution of donors, doctors, volunteers and organizers of the donor movement, journalists, the non-profit and business sector, donation activists in the development of Russia, health and ensuring the life and safety of its citizens. The application period for the award will last from April 5 to June 25, the results of the award will be announced in September 2021 in Moscow.
In January 2021, the VI Moscow donor marathon “Touch the heart. Donation 2021” started and will last until November 18.
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