October Is Blood Donation Month In UP

Date:16-Sep-2011

While October 1 is being celebrated as the Voluntary Blood Donation Day, the district magistrate in Allahabad said that just 18 percent of those donating blood in the district do in voluntarily, adding that more steps need to be taken in order to urge people to donate their blood freely. District Magistrate Sanjay Prasad said that all those who donate blood will be given a blood donor cardand said that the health department will be contacting various NGOs in the district and get their help in organizing the donation camps. Source-Medindia