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World Blood Donor’s Day celebrated at Kohima

Nagaland News

Dimapur, June 14: The Voluntary Blood Donor’s Association Kohima (VBDAK) in collaboration with Nagaland Institute of Medical Science & Research observed World Blood Donor’s Day at Nagaland Institute of Medical Science & Research Centre, Kohima with a host of activities and blood donation camp.
Special guest, Director cum Dean, NIMSR Prof. Dr. Soumya Chakraborty in her address said that there is no side effect for blood donation and she herself has donated 22 times. She said there is no substitute for blood so donation is the only way around to address the supply of blood in order to save human life. The advantages of blood donor are there are likely not to suffer from blood related diseases.
Speaking on the importance of voluntary blood donation, Medical Officer, Blood Center NHAK, Dr. Avila Sangtam said many patients are waiting in hospitals for blood to get their operation done. She said today is a day to thanked all the voluntary blood donors for the positive response whenever there is demand for blood donation. She added that these days more people are coming forward to donate their blood knowing that their small deeds can save many lives.
Sentimongla Tzudir, executive member VBDAK led the program, while felicitation & induction of life members was done by VBDAK president, Ainato Yeptho.
All together 41 person donated blood on the occasion of World Blood Donor’s Day celebration.
(Page News Service)

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