World Donor Day: Promoting Voluntary Blood Donation for Health and Wellness | Integral University


13 June, 2022 |Facebook |Twitter |Email |

World Blood Donor Day, Motivational session and Oath taking Ceremony

Motivational sessions, an oath-taking ceremony, and a voluntary blood donation camp were held by the Blood Bank, Department of Pathology, Integral Institute of Medical Sciences & Research in collaboration with the Regional Office of Health & Family Welfare Lucknow and the Department of Transfusion Medicine, KGMU, Lucknow on June 13, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to commemorate World Blood Donor Day.

This year's World Blood Donor Day campaign slogan was "Donating Blood is an Act of Solidarity." Join the fight and help save lives." Prof. (Dr) Abha Chandra, Medical Superintendent (IIMSR), Dr. Syed Belal Hassan, Dy. Medical Superintendent (IIMSR), Dr. Pradeep Tandon, HOD Department of Pathology, Dr. V. K Chaudhary, Regional Director, Regional Office of Health & Family Welfare Lucknow, Dr. Nischay, RHO, ROHFW, Lucknow, and other faculty members addressed the session. Fifty-seven (57) volunteers signed up for voluntary blood donation, and forty-three (43) of them were found to be suitable, and they were able to donate blood successfully.In addition, Dr. Mayank Anand, Incharge Blood Bank, and Dr. Nischay, Regional Health Officer, ROHFW, Lucknow, conducted a motivational session and oath ceremony to raise awareness about the benefits and importance of blood donation.

This camp will aid in the continuous supply of blood for those in need. The voluntary donors were also given a certificate of appreciation and a souvenir.

To celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and World Donation Day, Voluntary Blood Donation camp was continued for 2nd day i.e. on 14th of June 2022 by Blood Bank, Department of Pathology.Total 9 volunteers got registered for voluntary donations and all of them donated blood successfully.

Also a motivational session was carried out by In-charge Blood Bank to spread awareness regarding the benefits and importance of blood donation. These camps help in uninterrupted supply of blood to the patients of IIMS&R as well as serve nearby areas. All voluntary donors were awarded with appreciation certificates and souvenirs.