Port Blair, June 13: The Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) in co-ordination with Blood Center, G. B. Pant Hospital, Directorate of Health Services, supported INHS Dhanvantri, Minnie Bay, Port Blair to organize a blood donation camp at INHS Dhanvantri, Minnie Bay, Port Blair today. Altogether 102 units of blood were donated by the voluntary donors.

The camp was organized under the guidance of Dr. Subrata Saha, Project Director, A&N AIDS Control Society and Director, State Blood Transfusion Council, A&N Islands. 

The Blood Donation camp was facilitated by the Dr. Shilpa, Medical Officer i/c, Blood Bank, G.B. Pant Hospital. The donors were examined for their eligibility to donate blood and were briefed on various aspect and importance of blood donation.

Shri Kshipra Nilkanth, Surg. Cdr HOD Pathology (AOL) for Commanding Officer, INHS Dhanvantri, Minnie Bay, Port Blair organized the camp and made arrangement for conducting the camp successfully.

The technical team from Blood Bank, G.B. Pant Hospital, Port Blair and A&N AIDS Control Society ensured that donated blood units were screened for the transfusion transmissible diseases.

Donors certificate were also distributed to the voluntary donors.