On the 6th of December 2016, the next blood donation action for thalassemia ill patients was held at “Azerikimya” Production Unit. This blood donation action has become a traditional activity for the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society so that since 2010 the National Society has been regularly conducting blood donation actions and campaigns for thalassemia ill children in the country within the frame of the State Program for “Care for children suffering from Haemophilia and thalassemia”.
For the purposes of blood donation action the leadership of “Azerikimya” Production Unit invited a special medical team of 12 persons from Central Blood Bank of the Scientific Research Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion named after B.Eyvazov under the Ministry of Health of the Azerbaijan Republic. About 200 employees of Ethylene-Polyethylene plant participated at the 2 days blood donation action. There was organized blood testing for those willing to donate their blood voluntarily. 110 people gave blood voluntarily during blood donation action.
Employees of “Carbamide” plant, a chairperson and a group of volunteers of Sumgayit city branch of the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society also participated at blood donation action and gave their blood.