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Health News of Monday, 18 June 2018

Source: TV Africa

Hundreds donate blood at TV Africa's maiden blood donation exercise

Participants were glad they got the opportunity to save lives

TV Africa's blood donation drive was a success as many trooped into the media house's premises to support the worthy course over the weekend.

A lot of voluntary donors attended the event to support the station aid the Ghana national blood service with the blood supply in the country.

Speaking to TV Africa News, the donors expressed their joy in participating in the exercise which gives them the opportunity to help save lives.

Others also said they joined the donation as a sign of loyalty to TV Africa.

It was not just about donating as patrons also got the opportunity to check for their haemoglobin level, blood pressure, among others.

The donors were also thrilled with musical performances from some artists and were fully refreshed with products from Cowbell, Ghandour and other partners.

Head of Media and brands for TV Africa, Veronica Ofosuhemaa Owusu-Ansah disclosed that the blood donation is a charitable event TV Africa is embarking on as part of its corporate social responsibility to give back to society. She added that the exercise is also part of the company's positioning strategies.

Some celebrities that passed through were Nikki and Khadijat from the breakfast live show, Classy Judy of Odo confession, Sika, Shirley Frimpong Manso and a host of others.

There was a network session for the donors, presenters and stakeholders of TV Africa as well.