King Saud University Medical City Organizes the 2nd Blood Donation Campaign
In effort to reinforce the principles of Social Responsibilities, the King Saud University-Medical City organized the 2nd Blood donation campaign entitled "My Blood is Yours". The campaign was under the auspices of the Dean of the College of Medicine and Supervisor of University Hospitals, Dr. Fahad Al-Zamil, The campaign lasted for one week and was finished on Thursday, 16/11/1435-H. "My Blood is Yours" is considered one of the community activities carried out by King Saud University- Medical City for the year 2014. The campaign is in collaboration with King Saud University- Medical City Blood Bank. Several administrative directors and KSUMC employees have attended the opening ceremony together with different members of the society.
Dr. Al-Zamil explained the importance of organizing such campaign, as he related it to the near occasion of Al-hajj. The example of such campaign can help provide the wanted amounts of blood in case of accident during the season of Haj, as well as supporting and developing Medical Centers on the grounds of Makkah.
Dr. Furjah Alqahtani, Director, Blood Bank, King Saud University – Medical City expressed her gratitude and appreciation to all participants of this campaign. She further stated that the collected blood donation in the campaign is truly sufficient to support the Medical Centers on the holy grounds of Makkah.