Mangaluru: The NSS unit of Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College in association with Blood Bank and Youth Red Cross Unit of Father Muller Medical College Hospital had organised a Blood Donation Awareness Camp at the homeopathic college hospital premises in Deralakatte on August 12 from 9.45 AM to 1 PM.
Inaugural function of the same was held at Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College Auditorium, Deralakatte at 9.45 AM. Dignitaries lit the lamp and inaugurated the blood donation camp. Chief Guest for the function was Dr. Kirana Pailoor, Blood Bank Officer, Father Muller Medical College Hospital. Rev. Fr. Vincent Vinod Saldanha, Administrator, Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital presided over the inaugural programme.
The event started with a prayer song by II BHMS students Anusha and team. Dr. Revan B L, NSS Programme Officer, Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College welcomed the gathering. Dr. Shivaprasad, Principal, Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College gave a message on blood donation.
Chief Guest Dr. Kirana Pailoor enlightened the audience with a talk on blood and its components and also motivated the gathering for voluntary blood donation.
Assistant Administrator Rev. Fr. Sylvester Lobo and Dr. Girish Navada, Deputy Medical Superintendent were present during the inaugural programme. Staffs, interns and students of Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College were present on the occasion.
NSS volunteer Sanghavi, final BHMS student gave away vote of thanks. Adlin, intern and NSS volunteer was the MC for the event.
In all, 28 people donated blood in the event.