Army Base Hospital Organizes Blood Donation Camp

by VR Sreeraman on  February 7, 2009 at 6:15 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
 Army Base Hospital Organizes Blood Donation Camp
Army Base Hospital on Saturday organized a blood donation camp at Delhi Cantonment.

The camp was conducted by team of one Officer, one Junior Commissioned Officer and 12 Blood Transfusion Agency's from the Armed forces Transfusion Centre, Delhi Cantonment.

This is the largest blood bank of the Indian Army and a premier institute in the field of Transfusion Medicine, catering to the blood requirement of entitled service and ex-service personnel and their families admitted at Army Hospitals and Base Hospital Delhi Cantonment along with a team of Doctors and technicians from Rotary Blood Bank, New Delhi.

Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) President Vandana Oberoi inaugurated the camp.

The response at the blood donation camp was overwhelming and 16 Officers and 274 Jawans from the various units of Delhi donated blood, resulting in a total collection of 290 units of blood.

The blood donated during the camp will be used for ailing members of the Armed Forces and their families after component separation.

Source: ANI

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