• Mon. Jun 27th, 2022

Blood Donation programme as part of the Meghalaya Environment Week Celebration 2022

As part of the Meghalaya Environment Week Celebration a blood donation program was organized on the 6th of June, 2022 by the Meghalaya Basin Management Agency (MBMA) office in collaboration with the Regional Blood Centre Pasture institute. The program was held at the Meghalaya Basin Management Agency office Nongrim Hills Shillong.

Speaking on the occasion, Doctor Myrthong stated that this is a bold initiative also that voluntary blood donation is a noble deed, she continues “one unit of blood can save three people’s lives, the blood donated will be processed into three different components i.e. RBC, Platelets and Plasma.”

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Meghalaya is ranked very low in voluntary blood donation, campaigns like these would be very beneficial in saving people’s lives as testified by the testimonies of many donors. In particular Mr. Vivek khongsti in his testimony after his blood donation said that “this blood donation campaign is part of the environment week celebration which is not only about saving the earth but also about saving the life of the people in it. A humble initiative but a great start to commemorate the environment week celebration

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