Imphal May 13 : College of Nursing, RIMS, Imphal in collaboration with Department of Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion (IHBT), RIMS, Imphal and sponsored by State Blood Cell, NHM, Manipur organized an awareness program on voluntary blood donation in the College of Nursing premises yesterday. Prof. A. Barindra Sharma, Head, IHBT, and Prof. A. Jamuna Devi, Principal, College of Nursing spoke on the needs and importance of the supreme act of blood donation.
They further mentioned that blood donation is definitely a noble act. Many hospitals constantly require blood for several purposes. This makes the idea of blood donation a noble gesture as it provides life-saving help to people and patients. On an average, human body contains approximately 4 to 5 liters blood that can be donated after every third month for men and every 4 months for women.
The program is being organized in connection with the observance of Nurses Week, 2018 wherein nurses all over the world remembers the contribution of Ms Florence Nightingale, the founder of Modern Nursing. A voluntary blood donation cam will be organized on 15 of May, 2018 at 10.00 am and requested all the volunteers to donate blood on this occasion.
The awareness program was attended by faculty members, students and staff of the College of Nursing, RIMS, Imphal.