Nagpur News: A Blood donation camp was organized at Air Force Station, Nagpur on 22 Nov 13 jointly by Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) Local and Station Medicare Centre.
The camp was inaugurated by Mrs. Neeta Gosewade, President AFWWA (L). A medical team from Jeevan Jyoti Blood Bank, Nagpur led by Dr (Sqn Ldr) Ravi Wankhede, Director was received by Sqn Ldr AK Yadav, Senior Medical Officer of this station who coordinated all activities of the event.
In his opening address, Sqn Ldr AK Yadav mentioned “Blood Donation’’ as one of the noblest services by mankind. He further stated that the blood collected from the donors will be utilized by government and private hospitals for the needy patients who are poor.
A large number of air-warriors and ladies of AF Stn donated the blood. Dr Ravi Wankhade also gave an educative presentation on Organ Donation.
The camp was attended by all personnel including Officers, Airmen, non combatants, Defence Security Corps personnel, AFWWA Sanginis and civilian employees. Air Commodore SW Gosewade VM,
Air Officer Commanding Air Force Station Nagpur appreciated the efforts put in by the AFWWA (Local) and Station Medicare Centre for organizing the camp