Under its initiative ‘Aarogya’, Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan organized Blood Donation Camp to help thalassemia patients in its Faridabad Ashram on 29th November 2015 from 9 am to 2pm. This camp was organized in association with Sant Bhagat Singh Ji Maharaj Charitable Hospital, NIT, Faridabad and its medical team of Doctor along with lab technicians, two staff nurse and one counsellor provided their services as well equipment and machinery required in the camp.
Thalassemia is the most common, inherited single gene disorder in the world. People with Thalassemia Major are not able to make enough hemoglobin, which causes severe anemia. Treatment includes routine blood transfusions and other therapies. Thalassemia patients are dependent on donated blood to survive.
Giving Blood is simple and easy, and it can save someone's life. There is no substitute for human blood. Blood cannot be manufactured. Blood can only come from a volunteer donor, a person like you who makes the choice to donate.
Honorable Guests Sh. Ravinder Dudeja, (founder of Foundation Against Thalassemia Regd. Faridabad), Sh. Gopal Kukreja (Builder), Smt. Gurneet Chawla (social worker), Smt. Renu Bhatia (Former Counselor) graced the occasion by their inspiring participation in the camp by donating blood.
In total 82 people (60 men & 22 women) came forward to donate blood which not only included men & women but lot of youth enthusiastically participated to donate blood. The donors were also tested for their respective blood groups and were informed later of the same. The donors were given a paper of recognition for the noble cause of blood donation. The blood obtained by this camp will be used for thalassemia patients to save their lives.
Refreshments, certificates of appreciation, and blood donation cards were given to each donor.