Blood Donation Event Report
Blood is very essential for transporting all important part of substances such as oxygen and other substances throughout the body. Donated blood can be lifesaving for individuals who have lost blood because of accidents or surgery, as well as for people who have dangerously low platelet counts because of certain medical conditions or treatments. Screening measures help to maximize safety of blood donation for the donor and the recipient. From that blood donations are very important part of our healthcare system. Without blood donations, many of the medical procedures that we take for granted could not take place. Doctors and surgeons rely on blood donations to carry out a wide variety of life-saving and life-enhancing treatments every day. On 4th October 2013, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) had organized an event for blood donation program and this is joining with the main event of Carnival Students Activities and Cooperative Week 2013 that took place at the marching court UTHM. The blood donation program was fully organized by UTHM student itself Wan Muhammad Idham Bin Wan Mahdi from Faculty of Electrical and Electronic engineering (FKEE) and it was conducted under the support of Blood Bank Department of Hospital Sultanah Nora Ismail Batu Pahat. This event was started from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm and it was open to everyone to donate not just for the UTHM students. More than that, the blood donation drive was a huge success with an overwhelming response from the UTHM student and the people of Batu Pahat. People from of all walks of life came together for this noble cause and now it become common place things done nearly every day either in the hospital halls as well as a shopping center. There were around 83 donors were successfully able to donate blood. Lot of blood donation sessions are held each year by the Hospital Sultanah Nora Ismail Batu Pahat, so it is usually possible to attend one...
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