This exercise is part of activities lined up for their 45th Minimpinim celebration dubbed “REPLENISHING GHANA’S EMPTY BLOOD BANK: THE ROLE OF THE TERTIARY STUDENT”. It was intended to contribute to the stockpile of blood at the national blood bank.
Briefing students of the Hall, a national blood service official, Mrs. Joyce Oppong Adu, said besides donating blood to save lives, the exercise also presents an opportunity to all students to know their blood groups and health status.
According to her, tertiary students ought to make it a responsibility to donate blood and when the national blood bank is filled to capacity, there would not be needless loss of lives and the nation would benefit from a healthy population.
She urged all present to put a stop to unhealthy lifestyles and make blood donation a regular affair and applauded the traditional outfit of the Hall headed by His Royal Highness, The Chief Vandal for creating among students awareness of the essence of donating blood, which is to save lives.
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By: Senanu Nyadroh|GhCampus.com|Ghana