MOH- Gaza celebrates World Blood Donor Day: Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza celebrated World Blood Donor Day, holding the slogan “Join the effort and save lives.”
During the ceremony, Director- General of the Planning and Institutional Development Unit at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Ahmed Shatat said that this day aims to raise global awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion.
Dr. Shatat praised the voluntary popular response to the campaigns organized by the Ministry of Health in Gaza in cooperation with health institutions, noting that it reflects the nature of national support for blood transfusion services, blood donor organizations, and other nongovernmental organizations.
Meanwhile, the Director of the Laboratories and Blood Banks Unit, Mr.Tariq Al-Saafin said that the laboratories unit managed during the past year to collect about 40,000 units of blood through voluntary and family donation campaigns.
The celebration was concluded by honoring several health cadres and partners of the civil health institutions.