Governor for blood donation on WBDD

ITANAGAR, Jun 13: Governor BD Mishra has greeted the people of the state on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day(WBDD), celebrated on 14th June every year around the world.
He urged upon the people to be a blood donor in true spirit.
The governor appealed to every able-bodied person, in the permissible age limits, to donate blood. He urged upon them to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the availability of quality blood for people in need of it. The governor commended and complimented all benevolent, voluntary and gratis blood donors for their precious gifts of blood.
In his message, the governor said that blood transfusion by people helps save lakhs of human lives every year. It helps complex medical and surgical procedures and saves the life of patients suffering from life-threatening conditions. It also has an essential, life-saving role in maternal and child care emergencies and man-made and natural disasters.
“A blood service that gives patients access to safe blood and blood products, in sufficient quantity, is a key component of an effective public healthcare system and this can only be ensured through regular blood donation by voluntary blood donors”, he further said.