World Blood Donor Day Report, 2024

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World Blood Donor Day Report, 2024

Aizawl, June 14th, 2024: The Mizoram State AIDS Control Society (MSACS) and the Association for Voluntary Blood Donation (AVBD) jointly organized World Blood Donor Day, 2024 at Vanapa Hall today. Health & Family Welfare Minister Lalrinpuii graced the event as chief guest.

From April 2023 to March 2024, a total of 35,619 units of blood were collected in Mizoram. Of these, voluntary blood donation accounted for 32,493 units, with a VBD percentage of 91.22%. A total of 585 blood donation camps were conducted.

Minister Lalrinpuii extended congratulations to the people of Mizoram on World Blood Donor Day, highlighting the importance of voluntary blood donation in saving lives. She emphasized that the people of Mizoram have shown great compassion and responsibility towards their fellow citizens by donating blood voluntarily, ensuring ample supply during emergencies and medical treatments. She urged continued efforts to encourage blood donation among youth and other community members, recognizing their critical role in meeting the state's blood supply needs.

The Minister also stressed the importance of awareness and education in enhancing blood donation efforts, ensuring quality and safety in the process. She expressed gratitude to all blood donors for their invaluable contribution to healthcare in Mizoram.

The 2023 Annual Blood Donor Awards were presented across various categories to commend exemplary contributions from individuals and organizations

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