The GEAP continues fomenting a culture of voluntary and habitual blood donationGlobal Embassy of Activists for Peace

The GEAP continues fomenting a culture of voluntary and habitual blood donation

Since the year 2000 worldwide, has been celebrated the World Heart Day (WHD) on September 29th, thanks to the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Education, Science, and Culture Organization (UNESCO)
The Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) joined the celebration under the Integral Program: Life is in the Blood, with the aim of continuing to form a culture of voluntary, altruistic and habitual donation of safe blood in society.
GEAP volunteers from Córdoba, Mendoza and Olavarría promoted the campaigns in the different days, which were carried out in the framework of the 8th International Marathon: Life is in the Blood, where 106 Argentines donated the sap of life.



Altruistic campaigns

The Peace Activists of Mendoza, prior to the activity, visited the population to inform them about the importance of being a of voluntary blood donor, emphasizing that it is an act of love and solidarity.

On Monday 19 at the Regional Hemotherapy Center, the GEAP received 33 citizens who attended the call and joined in this altruistic work.
Similarly, in the city of Cordoba, on Wednesday 21ST, the GEAP volunteers developed the day under the tent in the Plaza del Fundador, where the habitants of the area attended the Municipal Blood Center to give life to other people.
Dr. Walter Moyano and his technical team were in charge of the activity. During the day a total of 30 effective volunteer donors were achieved. The media covered the event.
On Wednesday 28, in the city of Olavarría, the GEAP, together with the Haemotherapy team of the Municipal Hospital Dr. Héctor Cura, in the Faculty of Engineering, added 43 volunteer donors.
The activity was supported by the dean, Marcelo Spina; the secretary of extension Laura Cardoza, who promoted the day in the institution. Audiovisual and printed media, promoted and covered the day.


access_time Thursday, September 29, 2016