Monday, 06 December 2021 11:41 GMT

Qatar - QU-Health organises blood donation campaign


(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Doha: The QU Health at Qatar University, which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy and the College of Dental medicine, organised a blood donation campaign in cooperation with the blood bank centre of Hamad Medical Corporation, on November 10, under the title: Save a Life, Donate Blood.

The aim of the campaign is to facilitate the participation of university members, male and female students and faculty members who have great awareness of the importance of blood donation and encourage them to support such steps. QU-Health is also committed to organising blood donation campaigns periodically because of the importance of supporting health care system efforts in Qatar and strengthening the role of Qatar University in the service of society. Blood donation is a noble way to serve humanity, especially for those who are in urgent need of blood.

As many as 281 students, employees and academics at Qatar University participated in the campaign, while female and male donors reached 103 donors in this campaign. Awareness publications on blood donation and its benefits were distributed. 

The campaign witnessed a large number of attendees from students, staff and academics at Qatar University.

Muneera Al Ansari, Manager of Communication and Outreach at QU-Health said:“Donating blood is one of the ways to maintain your health as it stimulates production of new blood and the blood circulation, and the blood you donate plays a critical role in people's lives, it dose save lives in many cases, so we strongly encourage our dear students to participate in these campaigns and for those who missed the chance in participating can always go to blood donor centre at Hamad Medical Corporation.”

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