By TCN News,
The Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath (TNTJ), a South Indian Organization organized a mega blood donation campaign at King Fahad University Hospital, Al Khobar in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The campaign was held after Friday prayers on June 3 when more than 160 donors were gathered at the hospital premises while 135 volunteers of various nationalities from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Philippines and Bangladesh registered themselves in the blood donation campaign and donated 100 units of blood.
A large number of expatriates, mostly from the Tamil speaking community from India pledged to donate on a regular basis.
TNTJ Volunteers were helping the hospital staffs in registration and co-ordinations.
A standard health screening procedure was done prior to blood donation. Each donor underwent tests for blood pressure; sugar and hemoglobin count before donation. The checks also included communicable diseases.
TNTJ volunteers from Al Khobar, who own vehicles, helped to bring enthusiastic donors to the blood bank.
Dr. Abdullah Al-Rubaish – President of Dammam University along with Dr. Ahmed Sayyah – Director of Laboratory Medicine took care of this campaign and thanked TNTJ for organizing blood donation on regular basis.
According to Syed Ali, the TNTJ Head, Dammam, so far TNTJ organization has conducted 48 such massive blood donation campaigns in Al Khobar, Dammam, Qatif and Jubail Hospitals.
He also claims TNTJ to be the number one organization in Blood Donation Camp in Tamil Nadu as well as in GCC countries. In India & Saudi Arabia, Health authorities have awarded TNTJ number of times for its Noble work.