Argentinians implement in different provinces of the country PEC-VIDAGlobal Embassy of Activists for Peace

Argentinians implement in different provinces of the country PEC-VIDA

GEAP volunteers start the 6th International Marathon “Life is in the Blood” with awareness marathons

GEAP volunteers start the 6th International Marathon “Life is in the Blood” with awareness marathons 

GEAP volunteers start the 6th International Marathon “Life is in the Blood” with awareness marathons 

For this motive, the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) in this country located in the South America, the Communicational Education Program for the formation of a voluntary, altruist and regular safe blood donation culture “Life is in the Blood” (PEC-VIDA) applies, which is one of the strategic components of the Integral Program of the GEAP “Life is in the Blood”. 

PEC-VIDA it is a way to promote to the people the blood donation as a social responsibility, but above all, it is an act of love, justice and solidarity; at the same time, it encourages that this culture of voluntary and regular donation must be the pillar of every national health system. 

With the intention of raising the numbers of voluntary and regular donors, the Activists for Peace also develop the International Campaign “Life is in the blood”; second strategic component formed by marathons and journeys of blood donations; which, in this opportunity, it is being carried out in the entire national territory the 6th International Blood Drive Marathon, including the areas of: family, community, education and organization; grounds considered for the implementation of PEC-LIFE.

The 6th International Marathon starts in Argentina

The volunteers of the GEAP started on the month of November the 6th International Marathon with awareness marathons, informing the citizens about the importance of being a voluntary and regular donor, and the benefits that obtains the person by donating blood; in this way they cleared the doubts about the myths that exists, and strengthen one of the most important points: to create a solidary conscience.

Cordoba, Buenos Aires, Jujuy, Mendoza and Misiones were the provinces where it was achieved to promote a culture of a voluntary and regular safe blood donation, to stock the blood banks of the country and provide the families when in need of this vital liquid. 

Dynamics that promote the blood donation

With the presentation of a puppet show to more than 90 students of 4th and 5th grade, the volunteers of the GEAP together with the group PAMI “No me olvides” and the Municipal Hospital of Azul, province of Buenos Aires, they continued on November 3rd on the school Inmaculada Concepción and the school Normal Bernardino Rivadavia, where through dynamics they taught the kids why it is important to be a blood donor, the requisites to donate and who can do it.

More than 200 people participated in an awareness marathon

On November 13, a group of people participated in an awareness marathon in the Garden “Tic Tac” of San Salvador, Jujuy; where the Hospital Pablo Soria supported the activity. Likewise, in Piquete, Jujuy, specifically in the Escuela Agro Técnica Nº 2; more than 200 people pertaining of different educative institutions, were present in the library of the campus to participate in the awareness talk that encourages a culture of voluntary, altruist and regular safe blood donation culture.

Volunteers of the GEAP promote the voluntary and regular blood donation

On November 15 and 16, the Activists for Peace promoted the 6th International Marathon “Life is in the Blood”, in the Plaza Juan Manuel de Rosas of the city Carlos Spegazzini, with the support of the Radioemisora SER 87.9 FM. In the same way, in Tres Arroyos, on November 19, 20 and 23, habitants of this city had an active participation, donating the sap of life, with the support of the Hospital Pirovano and the radio stations, Melody 1520 AM and La Familia 90.3 FM.

In the Sidewalk Sarmiento and Street Alameda of the city of Mendoza, on November 21 and 28, they were carried out awareness marathons; also on November 24, in the city of Mar del Plata, in the surroundings of the Centro Regional of Hemoterapia and the Hospital Regional, were promoted the activities, with the purpose of inviting the population to participate in the act of blood donation, which is an expression of love and solidarity to others;  action that establishes bonds of fraternity that contribute to the peace and happiness of the human family. 

 

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access_time Friday, November 27, 2015