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In the national marathon #Astvasadoorian organized by “Junior front” together with the Federal medical-biological Agency, was attended by over 45 thousand people. This is stated in the press release received by the editors”.ru”.
The event took place a week from 8 to 15 June and was timed to the world blood donor day, celebrated annually on 14 June.
The head of the Federal medico-biological Agency Veronika Skvortsova opened the action on 8 June week at the blood Center of FMBA of Russia, said that, according to the world health organization (who), regular blood donation helps to normalize blood pressure, level of glucose in the blood, hemostasis and a number of other indicators. Skvortsova said that safe blood is vital for treatment and for emergency care applied in emergency situations and helping to save the lives of mothers and newborns.
In many regions of Russia donors were regional leaders, famous athletes, figures of culture and art. Among them, the champion of the XXVIII Olympic games, the repeated champion of Russia, world and European champion Alexander Povetkin, a theatre and film actor Stanislav Doinikov, skater, actress, singer and TV presenter Anna Semenovich, musician and actor Mitya Fomin, a TV presenter and film Director, actor, musician and TV presenter Valdis Pelsh.
To the donor marathon joined the participants and finalists of the contest “Leaders of Russia”, which organized on the basis of the blood Center of FMBA of Russia is a two-day event. To attract participants to the action #Astvasadoorian was organized mailing through the portal of public Services. Thanks to almost 9,000 people confirmed their willingness to come and donate blood in the period the donor weeks. Among them honorary donor Russia.
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