More than 1,600 people in Gozo register to donate blood

Photo: Diocese of Gozo

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Between June 15, 2020 and June 14, 2021 – World Blood Donor Day – 1,639 people from Gozo have registered to donate, of which 85 are new donors.

This was announced earlier today on Facebook by the Diocese of Gozo, as Gozo Bishop Anton Teuma visited Xewkija Polyclinic and donated blood, while also meeting with Center staff. national blood transfusion system.

The Facebook post also said staff took the opportunity to thank the bishop for the Church‘s collaboration in Gozo through his communities.

The Diocese of Gozo also said in a Facebook post that the year got off to a good start, with 37 and 47 people donating blood in the first two times the Blood Donor Center was open in Gozo respectively. .

A record number of people who donated blood in Gozo on a weekday was reached on Tuesday (June 16th), he said.

“This bodes well for a good rate of Gozo blood donation in the coming months, as encouraged by the National Blood Transfusion Center,” said the Diocese of Gozo.

The National Blood Transfusion Center also thanked the Diocese of Gozo for putting a red light on seven of its churches during the month of June on World Blood Donor Day 2021.

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