Watch: “Give the gift of life and donate blood” – Archbishop

Message by Archbishop Charles Scicluna on World Blood Donor Day

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A single unit of donated blood can save lives stated Archbishop Charles Scicluna in his message on World Blood Donor Day celebrated today the 14th of June.

This year as part of the national awareness campaign a number of buildings and monuments were illuminated in red to mark the importance of blood donations.

 Archbishop Scicluna has appealed to the public to donate blood and described the act as an act of generosity.

In view of the present situation of coronavirus, the National Blood Transfusion Service urged the public several times to not stop from donating blood, however, a set of precautionary measures have been issued for the public to follow.

The National Blood Transfusion Centre is open every day including public holidays, from 8:00 am till 6:00 pm.