Blood donation camp sets record with 100+ units collected

Blood donation camp sets record with 100+ units collected
New Delhi
With support from the Gobind Ballabh Pant Hospital, an NGO has organised a mega blood donation camp in Delhi collecting over one hundred units of blood.
More than 200 volunteers gathered at the Hospital on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Gobind Ballabh Pant on March 7 to donate blood as part of a blood donation drive sponsored by the Harda Uttaranchali Society.
Various government and private bodies, including Delhi State AIDS society, supported the campaign. Chief convener, Harda Uttaranchali Society with Uttaranchal Sewa Sangh, a city-based NGO, who organised the drive, claimed that the target was the highest blood donation in a given day.
The organisers said, “The basic aim of organising the camp was to create awareness. The needy should get blood without facing any problem in hospitals.”
Supporting the blood donation drive, Dr SM Raheja, Medical Superintendent, GB Pant Hospital, said, “Record breaking more than 100 blood donations done and still on.”
“My sincere thanks to all for making it a huge success”, he added.
Earlier, the organisers had created awareness among the youths to take part in the blood donation camp. They claim that, they had collected 600 units of blood on a single day.
In a statement, spokesman of the Harda Uttaranchali said that the volunteers participated fervently in the blood donation camp and provided their precious blood for the precious lives of Delhi.