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As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Texila American University organized an open blood donation drive for the general public in collaboration with the National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS). The drive was held at the Texila Campus in Providence, East Bank Demerara, on Friday, June 23, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
We received a tremendous response, with over 70 donors attending the blood drive and donating blood.
Blood is one of our body's most essential fluids that helps in our body's smooth functioning. If the body loses blood in excessive amounts, people get deadly diseases and even die. Thus, we see how blood donation is life-saving, which helps people.
Blood donation refers to a practice where people donate their blood to people so it helps them with their health problems. Blood is one of our body's most essential fluids that helps in our body's smooth functioning. If the body loses blood in excessive amounts, people get deadly diseases and even die. Thus, we see how blood donation is life-saving, which helps people. It is also a sign of humanity that unites people irrespective of caste, creed, religion, etc.
Benefits of Blood Donation
As we all know by now, blood donation has a lot of benefits. Why a person requires blood has various reasons. It may be an illness or an accident, nonetheless, it
is important. The blood that we donate helps a person in need. It enhances their health condition and makes them overcome their critical situation.
In other words, blood donation does not simply help that person but also contributes to a responsible gesture towards society. Moreover, it also enhances the health of the donor. Cell depletion allows a way for production, not new cells that freshen our body system.
Furthermore, it also revitalizes our bodies for better health. Next up, a single blood donation helps at least three people in need. Thus, imagine how one donation can make a difference in many people’s lives.
In addition, blood donation makes the work of blood banks easier. It stabilizes their collection, which helps other people get blood urgently. The demand is still higher than the supply in blood banks, so we must donate more and more of it to help people.
Other than that, blood donation also helps us know about our bodies. As a blood donation requires a preliminary health check-up, we get a complete diagnosis. It makes us aware of iron, hemoglobin, cholesterol, and more levels. Thus, blood donation is an important procedure in saving human life. It is a great initiative that must be encouraged everywhere.