March 06, 2020
As a part of Christ commitment to serve humanity, a blood donation camp was organized by Christ (Deemed to be University) Delhi NCR Campus in association with St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mariam Nagar and Ghaziabad Blood Bank on 6 March 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. A team of 12 doctors and nurses under the supervision of Dr. Kesarvani, Head Ghaziabad blood bank conducted the process of blood collection. Rev. Fr. (Dr.) Viju P Devassy, Campus Director enlightened the students with his words and shared the importance of blood donation. Chief Guest, Dr. Vishav Bandhu Jindal, Medical Superintendent, St. Joseph’s Hospital and President of IMA, Ghaziabad, inaugurated the camp by cutting the ribbon. He addressed about various misconceptions related to blood donation. Besides, Sr. Edna, Administrator St. Joseph Hospital; Dr. Navjeevan Singh, Senior Pathologist; Sr. Susila, Lab In-charge, St. Joseph Hospital were also present.
There was an overwhelming response and participation from faculty, staff and students. A total of 118 units of blood was collected in the camp. Some of the donors visited but could not donate due to some medical reasons, observed after primary checkup. All donors received a certificate of appreciation, donation card (carrying validity of one year), and a memento. They were also given refreshments. The camp was overall coordinated by the Institute of Management Christ (Deemed to be University).