World Blood Donors Day 2011

Dr. Makroo (Apollo Blood Bank) invited all the RBTC’s Blood Banks, NGO’s and the Blood Donors who have donated more than 50 times to observe the World Blood Donor’s Day 2011 at Apollo Hospital Auditorium. Health Minister Delhi Govt. Dr. Ashok Walia was the Chief Guest of the function. The Blood Bank staff of Apollo Hospital started the function by citing the Saraswati Maa Vandana. The Health Minister and the other invited guest, from NACO & SBTC lighted the Lamp and inaugurated the function. Our three Thalassemia singers Tanu, Jyoti & Vandana sang a beautiful song written by Dr. J.S. Arora, honouring the Volunteer Blood Donors. There was a small play written by Dr. Makroo on Blood donation & the staff of Apollo Blood Bank acted very well and made all the audience laugh. After this presentation a Thalassemia young intelligent lad who has become an IAS was denied job in the Indian Civil Service. He gave a small talk about his carrier & future in front of the Health Minister and appealed to do justice. He also thanked all the volunteer blood donors for donating blood for the Thalassemics.