BPGH hosts blood donation camp

BPGH hosts blood donation camp

| Correspondent |

PASIGHAT, Oct 2: Coming out of their usual activities, the Arunachal Pradesh College Teachers’ Association, Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat Unit with active participation of NSS Unit of the college organized a voluntary blood donation camp at Bakin Pertin General Hospital, Pasighat today on the theme ‘donate blood and save a life’.

Out of 44 donors registered, 28 could donate blood out of which 13 were female students, 10 male students and 5 teachers. “Other willing donors were kept reserved for the other day due to paucity of time and the mission of the camp was to help the society and the community beyond academic activities to enable the helpless and poor in saving their life,” said Dr S K Sinha, Associate Professor.

Appreciating the initiative of APCTA (JNC Unit), Ayang (NGO well-known for blood donation activities) chairperson Aini Taloh and Blood Bank Officer Dr Gegong Jongkey said that the donated blood will be useful for many patients from not only middle Arunachal but also parts of northern Assam as patients from there also come to Pasighat.

Recipient of several awards for her endeavour that saved several lives, Taloh motivated the students and college teachers during the camp.

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