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Saturday, 25 March 2017 15:41

Dubai: EPBC to hold blood donation camp on Mar 30

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Dubai: Emirates Professional Business Centre who are serving in the UAE for 10 Years with activities in Governmental Services & Business Support Services for Business Community in Dubai, owned by Mr. Haji Ahmed Al Awadi & Mr. Thameem Aboobaker Al Haji are for the first time ever holding BLOOD DONATION CAMPAIGN at their premises in Coastal Building, Education Zone, Al Ghusais, Dubai on Thursday, the 30th March, 2017 from 9 AM to 2 PM in association with Sharjah Blood Transfusion & Research Centre, Ministry of Health, UAE.

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Doctors and Para Medics from the Ministry will arrive with modern mobile blood donation vehicle and well trained Medical team to handle blood donors and to take care of them before, during and after blood donation. Educational material about blood donation process, benefits and facts will be given to blood donors prior to their donation. Qualified medical team will be available to answer any question related to blood donation. All this will be conducted at the premises of Emirates Professional Business Centre in Al Ghusais.

Your contribution in the blood donation campaigns is highly appreciated by the Sharjah Blood Transfusion & Research Centre in Ministry of Health and prevention by the patients whom are in need for this blood says Mr. Awatif Hassan Al Hammadi, In Charge of Mobile Blood Donation Campaigns, Sharjah Blood Transfusion & Research Center.

Blood is vital for life and there is no substitute for human blood. The rapid growth in blood demand is proportionate to the fast growing population of the UAE and its growing healthcare facilities. There is an ongoing need for blood because of many reasons like surgery, trauma, accidents or diseases like thalassemia and some forms of cancer, and more importantly it must be met every day. Many a times, the demand for blood is much higher than the collections. The seasonal blood shortage occurs in the holy month of Ramadan and through the summer holidays and the requirement is sometimes very critical to sustain life.

An adequate and reliable supply of safe blood can be assured by a stable base of regular, voluntary, unpaid blood donors. Regular, voluntary, unpaid blood donors are also the safest group of donors as the prevalence of blood borne infections is lowest among these donors.

In general, one in three people will require transfusion of blood or blood products at least once in their life time; but only one in thirty people donate blood. Blood cannot be manufactured, It has only be given by generous donors like you and me. One pint of blood can save up to 3 lives!

This becomes all the more important when it comes to an immediate demand for rare blood groups. One may be left hunting for such donors at a very crucial situation in life. That is where identification of the potential donors and quick response from willing people is very important.

For more information please call: Ms. Zoya 054-3059321 / 0563555813 or email to – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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