Imphal: In observance of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, Life Savers Manipur conducted a voluntary blood donation camp at the department of transfusion medicine, RIMS on Saturday.
A release by managing director of Life Savers Manipur, K. Padmakumar Sharma stated that the blood donation camp was also a part of the birthday celebration of national awardee film actress Tonthoi Laishram.
It was said that the blood donation camp will continue for one week from 10.00 AM morning till PM every day.
Head of department, transfusion medicine, RIMS Dr. A. Barindra Sharma appreciated and encouraged the blood donors who donated blood when the department is facing shortages of blood during the pandemic, said the release.
The release further stated that Tonthoi Laishram also encouraged the voluntary blood donors who donated their bloods which will be vital in saving the lives of many people. The voluntary blood donors were presented with face masks, donor badges and certificates, the release said.