Port Blair, Apr 24: Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) coordinated a Voluntary Blood Donation camp which was organized by Sant Nirankari Mandal Branch, Chouldari, Port Blair at Community Hall, Chouldari, on 23/04/2023. A total of 71 units of blood were donated by voluntary donors.
The camp was organized under the guidance of Dr. Subrata Saha, Project Director, A & N AIDS Control Society and Director, State Blood Transfusion Council, A & N Islands.
The Blood Donation camp was facilitated by Dr. Shahina Mustaquim, Deputy Director (BS)/Medical Officer i/c. The donors were examined for their eligibility to donate blood and briefed the donors on various aspects and importance of blood donation.
Mr. Satya Narayan, Sanyojok cum Sector – in-Charge, Sant Nirankari Mandal Branch, Chouldari, Port Blair organized the camp and made arrangements for conducting the camp successfully.
The technical team from Blood Bank, G.B. Pant Hospital, Port Blair and A & N AIDS Control Society ensured that the donated blood units were screened for the blood transmissible diseases. They also examined the donors for eligibility criteria.
Donors’ certificates were also distributed to the voluntary donors.