Over 150 students from the Rizvi Institute of Management Studies & Research, Bandra were made aware of the importance of donating platelets on 4th September 2015. The camp was held by Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust in association with the Federation of Bombay Blood Banks ( FBBB) and Terumo Penpol. Dr. Nidhi Mehta (Head of Blood Bank- Kokilaben Ambani Hospital) gave a meaningful presentation on why we should all donate platelets and save lives. Dr.
Over 350 inhabitants of Sonave Tribal village were examined for common illnesses that come with the monsoon season. Free one month supply of Multivitamins and calcium tablets were distributed amongst all the women and children. The camp was held in 2 hamlets (padas) of the 12 hamlets that are there in Sonave Village- Korichapada ( 10am-12pm) and Borichapada ( 1.30pm-3.30pm). These two hamlets are the remotest of all the hamlets in Sonave Village.
Sometimes in life we refrain from helping others only because we don’t know what it exactly entails. Our intentions are good, but our knowledge is restricted. Great strides have thus been taken by NDMCT to spread awareness on the importance of donating platelets. Through our ‘ Save a Life’ campaign in association with Tata Memorial Hospital, approximately 1000 employees attended the drive at KBS Creations across two days.