Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) announced the sponsors and supporters of its upcoming World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) 2017 activities, which falls on 14 June and marked this year under the theme, What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often.

The annual event is celebrated to express gratitude to donors who voluntarily give the gift of blood for no reason other than saving lives. It is also intended to boost awareness of safe blood and blood products, and to shed light on the importance of blood donation as a life-saving solution for patients with life-threatening ailments.

Sponsors for this year include:

Platinum Sponsor     –     Social and Sports Activities Support Fund (Daam)
Gold Sponsor             –     Qatar Gas
Silver Sponsor           –     Qatar  Petrochemical  Company (Qapco)
Silver Sponsor           –     Al Muftah Group

HMC Blood Donor Centre Manager Siddiqa Ismail Al-Mahmoudi, emphasised the importance of the annual event and expressed her gratitude and appreciation on behalf of HMC to all sponsors of the WBDD 2017 celebration.

The Blood Donor Centre, with support from national institutions and companies, are working to create a pioneering community partnership in Qatar.’

The Blood Donor Centre has achieved excellence seven years in a row by maintaining a 100% voluntary blood donation rate throughout the region.

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