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FDA-Ashanti Donates Blood, Calls On General Public To Do More To Save Lives


Food and Drugs Authority, Ashanti regional chapter, has advised the general public to donate blood to save more lives in the country. 

  This came to light yesterday at a blood donation exercise that was undertaken by authorities of FDA at their Regional Office in Kumasi.  Speaking to after the event, Mrs. Nora Narkie Terlaabie, Regional Head, Food and Drugs Authority – Ashanti noted that, as part of their cooperate social responsibilities and  as a body that regulates blood, food, and drugs, they  decided that they  set aside yesterday to donate blood nationwide to the blood bank to save lives in the country.     Sometimes people are sick and when they are rush to the hospitals they are told there is no blood and they are told to bring their relatives and friends to donate blood before their lives could be saved so they decided to donate blood to support the blood banks in the various hospitals in the country to have more blood in stocks to save lives’ . She revealed.    According to her, the blood donation exercise yesterday was a nationwide event by authorities of the Food and Drugs Authority.    The FDA called on their clients that they work with every day to join the exercise to save more lives in the country.    She revealed that, if one donates a pint of blood, you can save more lives than you can imagine.    ‘Women go to deliver and there’s a problem they need to be given blood or that are done so that’s why we set aside to donate blood nationwide’. She indicated.    The exercise was much successful and welcomed more than two hundred people who partook in the exercise in the Ashanti Region. Foster       

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