World Blood Donor Day: Focus on Blood Donors and Systems in Developing Countries

Written by Jim MacPherson, Chairperson of the Global Healing Board of Directors and President & CEO of the healthcare consulting firm MacPherson Strategies.  As we celebrate World Blood Donor Day and recognize the generosity of blood donors who give selflessly in order to save lives, we also want to recognize the systems that make it possible to connect donated blood to patients in need. This year’s theme, “Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often,” encourages donors to give back. We want to take this opportunity to ask: how can we give donors in developing countries more opportunities to do so? This… read more →