Indian Navy

11/12/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/12/2020 06:20

Mega Blood Donation Camp Organised at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam

As part of the Navy Week activities a mega Blood Donation Camp was organised at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam on 12 Nov 20. The Camp was inaugurated by Surg Rear Admiral CS Naidu, VSM, Command Medical Officer, Eastern Naval Command (ENC), and conducted in collaboration with the King George Hospital (KGH) Blood Bank and NTR Memorial Blood Bank adhering to all COVID precautions. There was an overwhelming volunteer response from both the Service and Defence Civilian personnel and their families wherein 316 Units of Blood have been donated to the Blood Banks of Visakhapatnam.

During the day-long Blood Donation Camp, Vice Adm Atul Kumar Jain, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC, reviewed the conduct of the Camp. Dr PV Sudhakar, Principal, Andhra Medical College, Dr K Satyavara Prasad, Director VIMS and Dr Jitender Sharma, CMD & CEO AP Med Tech Zone also graced the occasion. Dr Jitender Sharma also donated blood during the camp.