A workshop was conducted in Barentu city on setting up Association of National Voluntary Blood Donors.
Barentu, 02 April 2015 – A workshop was conducted in Barentu city on setting up Association of National Voluntary Blood Donors. Dr. Leul Banteyirga, head of the Health Ministry’s branch in the region, explained that the Ministry is carrying out promotional activities to raise awareness regarding voluntary blood donation, in addition to the opening of Blood Transfusion Centre.
Mr. Abraham Yemane, Director of the National Blood Transfusion Centre, and Mr. Samson Gebreselasie, Chairman of volunteer donors, noted the significance of setting up an association of volunteer donors in the region.
The participants of the workshop supported the initiative and elected a 20-member executive committee for the association.