KATH honours blood donors

The Transfusion Medical Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) last Friday organized an awards ceremony to recognize and appreciate the contributions of blood donors, partners and stakeholders to mark World Blood Donor Day.

The event held at Prempeh College, brought together major stakeholders to deliberate on ways to get more volunteers to donate blood.

Ten media firms, ten senior high schools, and 12 individual voluntary donors also received awards for their contributions.

The awardees received various gifts, including standing fans, television sets and citations in recognition of their contributions.They commended the health facility for the gesture and encouraged others to donate blood to save lives.

The Head of the Transfusion Medical Unit at KATH, Dr Lesley Osei,said the main objectives for this year’s campaign are to thank blood donors and raise awareness of the need to donate blood to save lives.

Prof. Otchere Addai-Mensah, the Chief Executive officer of KATH thanked all selfless individuals who have contributed to saving lives through generous donations of blood over the years.

He noted that the commitment to donating blood was a testament to the power of compassion and solidarity within the community.


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