Global Embassy of Activists for Peace

Mexicans join the marathon for life

Mexico

The Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) in Mexico, carried out a march for health in the streets of Acapulco Juarez, state of Guerrero, as part of the Integral Program: Life is in the Blood.

Activists for Peace led this walk for peace of the human family, where 400 people took part of this international movement which seeks to consolidate an education of voluntary, regular and safe blood donation culture in the population.

Present in the concentration, was general chief of municipal health, Eger Galvez; also, the general secretary of the Revolutionary Confederation of Workers, Zenón Traixco; Gloria Sierra, president of the Public Health and Social Commission; and the representatives of the GEAP Elis Garcia and Karen Avendaño.

For the wellbeing of society

The march began in the park Papagayo on the coastal Miguel Aleman Avenue and concluded in the plinth of the city, where young activists interpreted musical pieces. In addition, they invited personalities gave talks on the importance of blood donation and teamwork.

Gloria Sierra, president of the Public Health and Social Commission said:

"The GEAP has all my support, as well as the staff at the service”. She concluded by thanking for the work done in favor of the community.

On his part, Traixco said:

"I greatly congratulate the GEAP and hopefully many people will join these actions that are of benefit to people."

The general program concluded with melodies performed by the GEAP musical group.

The university sector joined the GEAP

Young university students from the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) supported the blood donation program of the GEAP as an expression of love for others.

The blood drive marathon was held on April 4 and 5 in the city of Culiacan along with various institutions. The activity was supported by the Blood Bank of the Culiacan Civil Hospital and the Standing Committee on Public Health (SCOPH), made up of students from the UAS Medical School. As a result, 42 effective units were achieved.

Once the campaign was concluded, the Activists of the GEAP distributed brochures about the Integral Program: Life is in the Blood to university students.

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access_time Wednesday, April 5, 2017