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MUMBAI: Marking the occasion of the ‘World Blood Donor Day’ observed every year on June 14, worldwide, Wochardt Foundation partnered with BSES MG Hospital of the Brahma Kumaris’, to organize a blood donation camp at Wockhardt Towers . The drive was been a huge success in providing an opportunity to save lives and spread the smile.
Dr. HUZ (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala), Trustee and CEO, Wockhardt Foundation said “According to a 2012 report by the World Health Organisation, India faces a shortage of 3 million blood units per year. The unmet medical need in the country is high. With this initiative we aim to promote the message of helping the under underprivileged people cannot afford basic medical treatment. Marking the occasion of World Blood Donor Day through this initiative we will help people in need of blood transfusion”
This noble cause will also enable Wockhardt Foundation and BSES MG Hospital to make blood available for children suffering from thalassemia, cancer patients, surgeries, accident cases and other medical emergencies.