We need to educate and encourage people for Voluntary blood donation: LG

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Saying that one out of every fourth person needs blood transfusion at some point in their life and in every two seconds someone in our country needs blood transfusion, the Lt Governor said that we need to educate and encourage people for Voluntary blood donation.
Lt Governor observed this while addressing a gathering present at the 47th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Blood Transfusion & Immunohaematology– Transcon-2022 B.
The 3-day conference on the theme “Trends, Advances and Future Frontiers in Transfusion Medicine brings together Transfusion Medicine specialists from across the country to discuss current trends, recent advances, and future challenges in Transfusion Medicine.
The three-day conference is being organised by ISBTI J&K Chapter and PG Department of Immunohaematology & Transfusion Medicine, Government Medical College, Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion Lt Governor said, “One drop of blood covers entire health universe and I am confident such deliberations will enable stakeholders to refine blood transfusion services in the country.
According to statistics, one out of every fourth person needs blood transfusion at some point in their life and in every two seconds someone in our country needs blood transfusion, the Lt Governor observed.
“There is no greater service to humanity than saving a precious life. We need to educate and encourage people for Voluntary blood donation, he added.
Speaking on the reforms introduced in J&K’s health sector in the past three years, the Lt Governor said that under the guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister, consistent efforts are being made to create better health infrastructure, resources, and reaching out to every citizen of the UT with quality and affordable health care services.
Lt Governor congratulated the organizers for bringing together Transfusion Medicine specialists, eminent faculty, experts, and multiple stakeholders from across the country to discuss current trends, recent advances, and future challenges in Transfusion Medicine.
During the inaugural session, experts and eminent speakers gave their views on blood donation and blood transfusion. A souvenir of the Tanscon-2022 B was also released.





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