IRCSN organises blood donation camp
KOHIMA — The Indian Red Cross Society Nagaland (IRCSN) along with Voluntary Blood Donors’ Association Kohima (VBDAK) and Blood Centre Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) jointly organised a blood donation camp at the Hornbill Festival in Kisama on Wednesday.
Kholie Dolf, IRCS managing committee member, who is also an active blood donor, informed that the camp was held in order create awareness about the importance of blood donations. Despite so many new inventions made in the past, he stated that blood is not being able to manufacture till now.
He said that people who donates blood have lesser chance of getting stroke, heart attack and it also minimise chance of getting cancer diseases.
“When donate blood, the body becomes healthy and one can also resist many things including bad habits. Once a person becomes a blood donor, he will understand the importance of keeping himself healthy.
Dolf, who has donated blood for 18 times, shared that he started blood donation later. It was his brother and some of young friends who motivated him to begin his journey of donating blood.
Akhale V Khamo, IRCSN general secretary, encouraged all to embrace the festival spirit by making a life-saving contribution.
A total of 12 donors including one from Harayana donated blood during the blood donation camp.
The voluntary blood donation programme was held at Media Facilitation Centre at the Naga Heritage Village, Kisama, with Miss Nagaland 2022, Hikali Achumi, as the special guest.