Blood Donation Campaign Kicks Off
Blood Donation Campaign Kicks Off16/4/2023
A blood donation campaign, organized by the Indian embassy in cooperation with the Blood Bank Services Department of the Ministry of Health, kicked off today (Sunday) at the embassy headquarter.
The campaign was launched under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Hilal bin Ali bin Hilal Al-Sabti, Minister of Health, in the presence of H.E. Amit Narang, Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman.
"We are proud of this kind of initiative that the Indian Embassy has launched. Last year, the campaign collected around fourteen hundred units; hopefully, this year will cross this number," the Minister of Health stated" the Minister of Health stated.
In this regard, Dr. Zainab Al-Arimi, Head of Blood Bank Services Department pointed out that the campaign aims to support the blood banks services during the holy month of Ramadan. She added that the campaign was started in 2022 and continuing till this year. Al-Arimi praised the Indian Embassy and the Indian community for their support. More than 300 donors have participated in the campaign till now.
It is worth mentioning that this campaign is the second of its kind organized by the Indian embassy to donate blood, as it was held during Ramadan last year. The campaign witnessed a massive turnout of the Indian communit