Blood donation campaign launched in Dagestan

15 June 2022 16:18 Posted in:  SOCIETY

On the World Donors’ Day, celebrated on June 14, 12 Dagestan residents were presented with the certificate "Honorary Donor of the Russian Federation". Besides, two bone marrow donors and three winners of the Best Russian Donor Award received medals and gratitude for their assistance to the donor movement.

Khadijat Tankaeva, the chief doctor of the Republican Blood Transfusion Station told that the action timed to the important date was supported by the "Russia - My History" Museum, the Red Cross and the Youth Affairs Ministry of the Republic of Dagestan.

About 40 people have given blood at the mobile transfusion station set up in front of the museum since morning. They were joined by a long queue of volunteers. The representatives of the Red Cross gave each voluntary donor gifts - a branded mug and a bracelet.

"For the past three years we have been actively working on bone marrow donation. At the moment we have 10 donors. In terms of their number, we rank 1st in the North Caucasian Federal District. More than 25 thousand people become donors every year, 5 thousand of them for the first time", - Tankaeva, said.

The action will last till June 17, and parallel to it the donor action "United spirit" continues in the central square of Makhachkala.

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