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Army celebrates World Blood Donor Day in Guwahati

Army celebrates World Blood Donor Day in Guwahati

The Army celebrated World Blood Donor Day at 151 Base Hospital in Guwahati, aiming to raise awareness about safe blood transfusion and honour the contribution of voluntary blood donors. The event featured enthusiastic participation, highlighting the community's commitment to public health.

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Army Marks World Blood Donor Day with Enthusiastic Participation at Basistha Hospital Army Marks World Blood Donor Day with Enthusiastic Participation at Basistha Hospital

World Blood Donor Day was celebrated today at 151 Base Hospital in Basistha, Guwahati commemorating the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the pioneering figure in transfusion medicine. The day serves to raise awareness about the critical need for safe blood transfusion and honor the invaluable contribution of voluntary, unpaid blood donors.

 

Organized in collaboration with the Zila Sainik Board for Veterans of the Indian Army, the blood donation camps witnessed a significant turnout of donors and volunteers. Maj Gen PS Joshi, GOC, 51 Sub Area, graced the occasion, commending the dedication and spirit of service displayed by participants.

 

The event, themed "रक्तदान महादान" (Raktdaan Mahadaan) was marked by enthusiastic participation, highlighting the community's commitment to public health and humanitarian causes. Volunteers from diverse backgrounds came together to contribute to this noble cause, reinforcing the importance of solidarity during challenging times.

Edited By: Krishna Medhi
Published On: Jun 14, 2024