The members of Assam Science Society, Hailakandi branch on Wednesday have successfully organized a blood donation camp cum awareness meeting on the occasion of World Blood Doner Day in collaboration with S. K. Roy Civil Hospital Blood Centre , Hailakandi at S. K. Roy Civil Hospital, Hailakandi.
In this ocassion the members of Assam Science society and Hospital authorities offered floral tribute to Karl Landsteiner. Actually when different people’s blood was mixed, the red blood cells sometimes clumped. He explained in 1901 that people have different types of red blood cells, that is, there are different blood groups.
World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year by people around the world on June 14. It is celebrated on the birthday anniversary of Karl Landsteiner. According to history the first World Blood Donor Day was observed in the year 2004, which was followed by its designation as an annual global event by the fifty-eighth World Health Assembly in 2005. In this regard the floral tribute offered by Dr.D Dutta, hospital Superintendent, Dr. Amit sinha In-charge , S K Roy Blood Bank along with vice president Assam Science society Dr. Debadish Guhathakurta, Rupam Sen, secretary Dr.Taz uddin, Ashim Kalyan, Shankar Choudhury and others. Assam Science society also organised a awareness meeting among the students of S.S College and encourage them for blood donation.
The theme for World Blood Donor Day 2023 is ‘Give blood, give plasma’,share life,share often’ and according to this today donate blood few of members of assam science society, Hailakandi branch.
Meanwhile, Barak valley voluntary Blood Donor Forum, Hailakandi branch also organised a awareness meeting in thr Rotary Club auditorium and felicitated few blood donation camp organizers.