Monday, December 5, 2022

Blood donation camp conducted in Kohima


Voluntary Blood Donors Association Kohima in collaboration with Mount Olive College, Kohima organised National Voluntary Blood Donation Day on the theme “donating blood is an act of Solidarity, join the effort to save lives”, here, on Saturday.
At the programme, project director, Nagaland State Aids Control Society, Dr. Akuo Sorhie urged upon the people to save more lives by creating awareness on the facts and myths of blood donation.
Dr. Akuo highlighted the significant role blood donors played and urged upon the voluntary blood donors to continue being ambassadors for the noble act.
Blood bank, Naga Hospital Authority Kohima also awarded certificates to—Voluntary Blood Donors Association Kohima, Blood Caritas and Network of Blood Donors. The programme was chaired by HoD department of Education, MOCK & nodal officer, Red Ribbon Club Vetoli Chopy while welcome address was delivered by MOCK acting principal Swedezhono Tsukru.
Keynote address was delivered by VBDAK president Ainato Yeptho. The event was jointly supported by Nagaland Aids Control Society, Blood Band NHAK, Red Ribbon Club, Mopongchuket Students’ Union Kohima and Imprint and Fusion Press. It may be mentioned that the source of Blood is only through Blood donation, the Voluntary Blood Donors Association Kohima (VBDAK) has launched an Android app called “Nagaland Blood Donors”, where one can get registered as a voluntary blood donor to donate and receive blood in times of need.

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