Makati Medical Center celebrated Heart Month with an in-house mass blood donation that attracted over 100 donors on February 15 at the 8th Floor Tower 2 Auditorium.
The mass blood donation was organized by the Blood Bank and Transfusion Services of the Department of Pathology & Laboratories. Blood Bank also had a lobby exhibit about blood donation, which showed the steps of the procedure and tips to become a successful blood donor.
A total of 140 employees and volunteer donors participated and were screened for donation, with Blood Bank able to collect 106 blood units from successful donors.
The in-house mass blood donation was organized by the Blood Bank and Transfusion Services of the Department of Pathology & Laboratories
Ardy L. Manaois, RMT, Department Manager of the Pathology & Laboratories and Chief Medical Technologist; Johnny B. Sinon, MD, Medical Director; Joey Borromeo, MD, Section Head, Blood Bank and Transfusion Services; Jose Maria Avila, MD, Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratories.