Argentina: GEAP and Health Centers celebrated World Blood Donor Day
The director of the Hemotherapy Center of Mendoza, Argentina, Dr. Sergio Baigorria, on June 15, 2015, to celebrate World Blood Donor Day, hosted a reception for the volunteers of the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP), in gratitude for the work he does on behalf of the human family.
Planning of the 6th International Marathon
The meeting was propitious to plan the 6th. International Marathon “Life is in the Blood”, to be held in November, so that citizens have the opportunity to access safe blood, because the availability and use of this liquid and its components should be considered of national interest; This was expressed by the Executive President of the GEAP, Dr. William Soto, at the First International Conference: “Donating the Sap of Life”.
The celebration was attended by representatives of the Hemodonation Center, Dr. Alejandra Civit and Lourdes Puebla; the director of Complex Programs, Enrique Quesada; Elsa de Suárez and Adriana Carreño of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Daniel Dacosta, pastor of the Adventist Church; Marcela Neme and Leandro Arriagada, from Organización Valos; Erica Barbotti, teacher at the Enrique Mosconi School; and Activists for peace.
Strategies that promote a culture of blood donation
The volunteers of the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP), in Buenos Aires, Chaco, Córdoba, Jujuy and Misiones, in June 2015, worked together to encourage Argentine citizens to participate in the 5th. International Marathon “Life is in the Blood”.
A journey in favor of society
The GEAP volunteers visited several places, where they had the opportunity to deliver information brochures, offer small awareness talks to people, where passers-by learned about the importance of being a blood donor and the requirements with what a person should have. to participate, in the same way they showed him that beyond donating blood is an act of love and solidarity for his peers.
Pedestrian crossing and squares places of action
The delivery of information leaflets and invitation to the 5th. International Marathon, started on June 6 and 15, 2015, beginning activities in the Pedestrian Resistencia, Chaco; also, on day 15 corresponded to the Pedestrian of Jujuy and Missions; Then, on the 16th and 17th, the information was disseminated in the streets of Buenos Aires; then on the 23rd at the Posadas Center, and finally on the 25th at the Central Plaza of Córdoba.