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Press Release
2016
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Blood Donation Camp by Bahwan Healthcare Centre attracts record volunteers
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 24 Feb, 2016
Bahwan Healthcare Centre's fourth annual blood donation camp held recently at the Bahwan Medical Centre in Al Khuwair attracted hundreds of volunteers once again.
The camp is one of the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives of Bahwan Healthcare Centre, a flagship company of Suhail Bahwan Group. Volunteers from all walks of life, including working professionals, housewives, youngsters and employees of Suhail Bahwan Group companies, donated over 120 units of blood in a span of five hours. The camp was organized in association with Central Blood Bank, Department of Blood Services, Ministry of Health.
Dr. Sabria Al Hashmi, Director, Department of Blood Services, who graced the occasion, appreciated the CSR activities of Bahwan Healthcare Centre. She also presented a memento to Mr. Ahmed Al Kharousi, a well-known volunteer, who has donated blood more than 100 times with in appreciation of his selfless act.
Volunteers from Bahwan Healthcare Centre and staff members from Central Blood bank ensured that donors were taken through the process of basic medical check-up and blood collection in a seamless manner. BHC had also made arrangements to serve light snacks to the donors after blood collection.