World Blood Donors Day celebrated

DSC_0036Along with the international community, Tibet Charity too celebrated World Blood Donors on 16th June 2014 (delayed by two days).

Dr. Rangjung Dolma from Delek Hospital was invited as Chief Guest on the occasion.

Tibet Charity celebrates this day every year to create awareness among the public on the importance of donating blood to save precious lives. We also attempt to drive away the fear from the minds of the public with regards to donating blood. Above all we use this occasion to thank all the members of Tibet Charity Blood Donors Club for coming forward in large numbers to donate blood whenever asked for.5

Director while welcoming all the guests and the public explained the reason behind setting up the Blood Donors Club. He explained how this has made it much easier for the patients and the hospitals in getting blood when required. He thanked the donors and the local hospitals for extending support this initiative of Tibet Charity.

Dr. Rangjung Dolma explained the benefits of donating blood. She explained the processes involved in collecting blood from the donors making sure that the safety of the donor is not compromised.  She also explained how this initiative by Tibet Charity has made the task of the hospitals much easier. She thanked Tibet Charity and the donors.

She offered traditional Tibetan scarves (khatas) to all those who have donated blood during the last one year.

Ms Tenzin Namzey, the In-Charge of Tibet Charity Health Section thanked everyone for joining us in the celebration.

At the end of the formal functiDSC_0044on, the registration of new members for Tibet Charity Blood Donors was started.

Tibet Charity Blood Donors Club also decided to organize Blood Donation Camp in collaboration with Zonal Hospital Dharamsala to commemorate 80th Birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on 6th July 2015. By doing this we hope to celebrate His birthday in a way that would benefit fellow human beings in need thereby accumulating merits for the long life of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and all sentient beings.