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Calapan City holds another successful bloodletting activity

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More than 400 bags of blood have been collected during the recently concluded Blood Letting Activity of the Calapan City Blood Council (CCBC).

The bloodletting activity, spearheaded by CCBC Chairman and Vice Mayor Gil Ramirez, was held at the Oriental Mindoro National High School (OMNHS) Gym last Oct. 12.

“Umabot sa 447 bags ng dugo ang kabuuang bilang ng nakolektang dugo sa ibat-ibang donors nito mula sa ibat-ibang individual at grupo ng ibat-ibang government at non- government organization gayundin mula sa residente ng ibat-ibang barangay ng Lungsod ng Calapan,” the city government said.

The activity was the sixth blood letting drive of the Calapan City Blood Council since it started in 2016.

It carries the theme, “Sa bawat patak ng ‘yong dugo, pandugtong ng buhay”.

Ramirez thanked all the people who made the activity a successful one as he highlighted the importance of donating blood.

“Una, lubos kong ipinaaabot ang aking taus-pusong pasasalamat sa lahat ng mga nag donate ng kanilang dugo na maituturing kong mga bayani dahil kaya nilang sagipin ang mga pasyenteng nag-a-agaw buhay sa tulong ng kanilang dugong boluntaryong ipinagkaloob”, said Vice Mayor Ramirez.

Meanwhile, City Councilor Mylene de Jesus, Vice Chairman of the CCBC, said that they will continue to conduct bloodletting activities in the future.