Kasturba hospital observes World Blood Donor Day
Manipal, June 14, 2022: Blood Centre of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal felicitated Voluntary Blood Donor Motivators On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day.
(Dr) Anil Rana, Director, Manipal Institute of Technology who was the chief guest congratulated the blood donor and motivator for the noble cause.
In his presidential address, Dr. Sharath K Rao said that a person can save three lives through blood donation.
C G Muthana, COO, was present.
Dr. Shamee Shastry welcomed the gathering and gave an overview of the program. Dr. Avinash Shetty proposed the vote of thanks. K Satish Shetty Charitable Trust sponsored Best staff award and prizes for the winner of the 3D Art Object Making Competition were distributed on the occasion.
About World Blood Donor Day
World Blood Donor Day is observed on June 14 to spread awareness regarding the need for “Safe blood and blood products for transfusion”.
According to the World Health Organization, blood-related products are crucial for public health across the globe. This day also marks an opportunity to thank volunteers and blood donors for their contributions.
For 2022, the slogan is “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”. According to the WHO, the theme will put light on the roles that voluntary blood donation plays in saving lives every year across the globe.