Department of Community Medicine SKIMS sets up blood storage unit at Sumbal

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SRINAGAR: The Department of Community Medicine SKIMS in collaboration with the Department of Blood Transfusion & Immunohematology SKIMS set up a Blood Storage Unit at health centre Sumbal on July 12 (Thursday)
An official statement said the inauguration was done by Dr Rauf-ur-Rashid Kaul, Professor, In-Charge and Nodal Officer in the Department of Community Medicine, SKIMS.
This fulfilled a long awaited demand of the people in this constituency, the statement said adding on the occasion, a blood donation camp was held in which people from all walks of life including doctors and paramedics voluntarily donated the blood.
Twenty two points of blood were collected during the programme, and during the event, the participants were made aware of the benefits of the voluntary donation of blood.