Voluntary blood donation camp held

IMPHAL, Oct 17
As a part of the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day observation jointly organised by Life Savers Manipur, Arushi India, Sports Assn for Visually Impaired (SAVI) Manipur, State Blood Transfusion Council, MACS, State Blood Cell, National Health Mission Manipur and Department of Transfusion Medicine, RIMS,  a week long blood donation camp in celebration of National awardee film actress Tonthoi Leishangthem’s birthday was inaugurated today at RIMS Blood Bank.  
The inaugural programme was attended by Prof Dr A Barindra Sharma, Head of Department, Transfusion Medicine, RIMS; K Padma Kumar Sharma, managing director, Life Savers manipur and Kh Premjit Singh, secretary general, SAVI Manipur.
Actress Tonthoi thanked the blood donors and distributed face mask and tree samplings under the theme ‘one blood one tree.’
The Life Savers Manipur and Arushi India have expressed their thankfulness to the local clubs volunteers and representatives of associations and organisations who have extended their support in today’s camp.