KATH honours OTEC FM for championing blood donation drives

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, has honored renowned media firm OTEC FM for its outstanding support in championing blood donation drives.

The hospital as part of the awards present a citation to the Kumasi based media outlet.

“In recognition of your unwavering commitment to championing blood donation drives, and your invaluable support in saving lives, we extend our heartfelt gratitude and admiratioto the entire OTEC Fm Team.

Your dedication to promoting this life-saving cause serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration to patients in dire need of blood Transfusion “The citation said.

The citation was jointly signed by the Chief Executive Officer for KATH, Professor Otchere Addai Mensah and Head of Transfusion Medice  Unit, Dr Lesley Osei.

The award was presented to OTEC FM as part of the hospital’s World Blood Donor Day celebrations.

The event held on the campus of Prempeh College, at Sofoline, brought together major stakeholders to deliberate on ways to get more volunteers to donate blood.

The  Head of the Transfusion Medical Unit at KATH, Dr. Lesley Osei,in an interview with OTEC News Reporters Jacob Agyenim Boateng and Maame Akosua Gyamfua Sunday noted O FM’s invaluable support has helped save numerous lives.

Nine other media firms, ten senior high schools, and 12 individual voluntary donors also received awards for their contributions.

“We are grateful for the support of our partners and stakeholders. Blood donation is crucial, and we encourage everyone to make it a point to donate and save lives,” Dr. Osei said.

The awardees received various gifts, including standing fans television sets and citations , in recognition of their contributions.

They commended the hospital for the gesture and encouraged others to donate blood to save lives.

The World Blood Donor Day awards ceremony was organized by the Transfusion Medical Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital to recognize and appreciate the contributions of blood donors, partners, and stakeholders.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng

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