30 pints collected at blood donation drive

Izah Azahari

Brunei Youth Volunteers organised a blood donation drive in collaboration with the Blood Donation Centre of the Department of Laboratory Services at the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital yesterday.

It was held at the Indoor Stadium of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex from 9am to noon. Thirty pints were collected during the event.

Head of Operation Community Department of the Brunei Youth Volunteers Mohammad Ashmeer s/o Imtiaz Ahmad said blood donation is an important part of the healthcare system.

In the four campaigns carried out so far, more than 200 pints were collected in the three districts.

The blood donation drive will continue today at the Indoor Stadium from 9am to noon. Another campaign will be held in the Temburong District on July 21 and 22 at the Multipurpose Hall of the National Service Programme (PKBN) Training Centre from 9am
to noon.

Donors during the blood donation drive. PHOTO: IZAH AZAHARI