MTN organises blood donation exercise in sefwi Waiwso.


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By Alex
Baah Boadi, GNA

Sefwi- Waiwso (W/N), Feb.17, GNA – MTN Ghana,
in collaboration with Junior Chamber International (JCI), a non-governmental
organisation and the Sefwi-Wiawso government hospital, have organised a blood
donation exercise at sefwi Waiwso to save lives.

The exercise was aimed at encouraging people
to donate blood and to complement the Blood Bank at the Sefwi-Wiawso government

The general public, staff of MTN Ghana and
students from Sefwi- Waiwso Senior High School participated in the exercise.

Mr Alfred Andy Coffie, Western North Regional
sales Manager of MTN, said the blood donation exercise formed part of the
Company’s corporate social responsibility.

He commended JCI and the Sefwi- Waiwso
government hospital for the partnership and all the other donors, stressing
that the exercise would help save more lives.

Mr Kusi Amoateng Community Lead for Zipline
educated the public on the activities of Zipline and disclosed that the fourth
center of Zipline would soon be operational to supply blood to over five
hundred health facilities.

Ms Florence Appiah, Project Coordinator for
JCI, promised to collaborate more with MTN Ghana in order to save more lives in
the area.

She urged the media to intensify public
education to enable the public understand the importance of blood donation
especially among the youth.