A Week-long “Life Saving Blood Donation Campaign” at Wollega University

Created on Monday, 15 May 2017 13:00
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 05:27
Published on Monday, 15 May 2017 13:00

BD 2Blood donation is one of the most significant contributions that a person can make towards the society and it is an active way of helping others and the whole of society. As part of creating awareness on the importance of blood donation and supporting the communities, the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Wollega University in collaboration with Nekemte Blood Bank organized a week-long program “Life Saving Blood Donation Campaign” on 10 May 2017 at Wollega University Main campus, Nekemte.


Nekemte Blood Bank will distribute blood for the newly opened Wollega University Referral Hospital in Nekemte and other 12 Government General Hospitals found in Wollega region.  Similar campaign is expected to be organized in every three months. Also the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences is planning to organize this campaign in Gimbi and Shambu town in the coming weeks