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Bank Nizwa marks World Blood Donor Day with donation drive

The event is the second blood donation drive organized by the ‘Masoliyati’ program in the last six months

Celebrating the World Blood Donor Day 2015 themed ‘Thank you for saving my life’, ‘Masoliyati’, Bank Nizwa’s staff volunteerism program recently organized a blood donation drive for employees and the public at Beach One building in Qurum.

In association with Muriya Tourism Development, the full-day activity saw volunteers come together to donate blood and increase awareness on the importance of timely access to safe blood.

The event is the second blood donation drive organized by the ‘Masoliyati’ program in the last six months and aimed to support the Ministry of Health’s efforts to increase the current average of blood donations from 50 units to over 100 units per day in Oman, while also encouraging people to give back to their community ahead of the Holy month of Ramadan.