Khalifa bin Mohammed Al Nahyan: Donating blood is a humanitarian duty

His Excellency Sheikh Khalifa bin Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, Secretary-General of the Arab Fund for Disasters and Crises, said that donating blood is one of the humanitarian duties to save the lives of others, in addition to strengthening the strategic stock of blood units and their use for treatment and emergencies.

On the sidelines of the ceremony held by the "Blood Bank Services" of the Abu Dhabi Department of Health to honor 46 permanent blood donors and 20 supportive bodies for the bank's services, His Excellency stressed the vital importance of the role of donors in enhancing community and voluntary images, as well as supporting bodies in enriching the symbiotic relationship.

During the ceremony, which was held under his patronage and attended by His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Hamed, Chairman of the Department of Health - Abu Dhabi, His Excellency honored the blood donors and the supporting bodies, praising the regular contributions of the donors to improving the lives of the sick and injured, and praising those bodies and their role in providing supportive and safe health supplies, which contributes to strengthening Community health and safety.

His Excellency expressed his pride in the importance of the role played by the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi and its affiliated institutions in mobilizing national action, supporting humanitarian initiatives and volunteer work, and raising awareness of blood donation, in accordance with international best practices.

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