Roi Et State Red Cross Society and Roi Et Hospital Collaborate to Alleviate Blood Shortage
Roi Et, 3 October 2023 – In an effort to address the critical shortage of blood supply, the Governor of Roi Et State, Mr. Songphon Jaikrim, alongside Mrs. Atchara Ratchaburi, Deputy President of the State Red Cross Society of Roi Et, and members of the Red Cross Society in Roi Et Province, have established a dedicated blood donation unit. The unit, located in the auditorium of the Chiang Khwan Regional Office, aims to store blood, eye, and organ donations. Its purpose is to ensure there are sufficient resources for treating critically ill and emergency patients, as well as those receiving treatment in local medical facilities. The united effort has resulted in the collection of an impressive 173 bags of blood, totaling 77,850 cc. Furthermore, 17 individuals have expressed their willingness to donate their eyes, while another 17 have shown their support by expressing their intention to donate organs. Participants of this noble cause include government officials, clergy members, students, kamnans, village chiefs, and members of the public from the Chiang Khwan District area.
Moving Forward to Save Lives
Mr. Songphon Jaikrim, Governor of Roi Et Province and President of the Red Cross Society in Roi Et State, highlighted the urgent need to address the shortage of blood and platelets affecting hospitals. Given the continuous rise in demand, Roi Et State Red Cross Society and Roi Et Hospital jointly established the blood donation unit to secure an adequate blood reserve at Ysbyty Roi Et. This action aims to meet the immediate demands of patients who require acute blood transfusions, as well as those with blood disorders who rely on regular blood transfusions. To effectively address the issue, raising awareness about the importance of blood donation and encouraging new donors is crucial. Additionally, reserving funds to support patients in hospitals across Roi Et Province is of utmost importance to maintain an ample stockpile of blood.
Extending Support throughout Roi Et State
The State Governor of Roi Et revealed that the collaboration between Roi Et State Red Cross Society and Roi Et Hospital will also see the launch of a mobile blood donation unit. This initiative aims to cater to government offices and various educational institutions throughout the Roi Et state area continuously. The following dates have been scheduled for the mobile units in October 2023:
- October 6, 2023 – Meiwadi Regional Office
- October 10, 2023 – Thung Khao Luang Regional Office
- October 11, 2023 – Suvarnabhumi Regional Office
- October 17, 2023 – Thawatchaburi Regional Office
- October 19, 2023 – Pho Chai Regional Office
Donations can be made at the Blood Bank, Ysbyty Roi Et, from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm every day, excluding public holidays.
For inquiries and further information, please contact 043-518200-5 ext. 2030.
Information and News Sources
- Correspondent: Siriporn Pratumsai
- Composer: Wannawilai Sanitphon
- Source: Office of Public Relations Roi Et
Roi Et State Red Cross Society together with Roi Et Hospital Set up a blood donation unit to help fellow human beings in a situation of blood shortage.
Today (3 October 2023) at 10:00 am Mr. Songphon Jaikrim The Governor of Roi Et State As President of the Roi Et State Red Cross Society together with Mrs. Atchara Ratchaburi, Deputy President of the State Red Cross Society of Roi Et. Roi Et Provincial Red Cross Committee Advisor to the Red Cross Chapter in Roi Et Province and members of the Red Cross Society in Roi Et Province together with Roi Et Hospital Establish a unit to receive blood, eye and organ donations in the auditorium of the Chiang Khwan Regional Office. Store blood for use in treating critically ill patients. emergency patient and general patients receiving treatment in local medical facilities By receiving blood donations, receiving a total of 173 bags of blood (77,850 cc), 17 people expressed their wish to donate their eyes and 17 expressed their wish to donate their organs, including government officials, clergy, students, kamnans, village chiefs, and the public In the Chiang Khwan District area, join this blood donation activity.
Mr. Songphon Jaikrim, Governor of Roi Et Province/The President of the Red Cross Society in Roi Et State said that the current shortage of blood and platelets is affecting the medical treatment of patients in hospitals. with an ever-increasing demand trend Roi Et State Red Cross Society So we teamed up with Roi Et Hospital. Establishment of blood donation units for blood, eye and organ donors outside various areas. To help the blood bank at Ysbyty Roi Et Cael enough blood reserves In order to save the lives of fellow human beings in emergency situations, it is also necessary to use blood with patients. who lose acute blood and patients with blood diseases who need regular use of blood Therefore, we must encourage and campaign to raise awareness of the importance of donating blood. Add new blood donors Encourage old blood donors Reserve fund for patients in hospitals in Roi Et Province. Have enough blood in stock
The State Governor of Roi Et added that Roi Et State Red Cross Society and Roi Et Hospital There is also a project to launch a mobile blood donation unit for the area. government office Various educational institutions in Roi Et state area continuously throughout the year as well.
In October 2023, plans to launch mobile units are as follows.
October 6, 2023 at Meiwadi Regional Office
October 10, 2023 at Thung Khao Luang Regional Office
October 11, 2023 at the Suvarnabhumi Regional Office
October 17, 2023 at Thawatchaburi Regional Office
October 19, 2023 at Pho Chai Regional Office
Between 8:30 am – 12:00 pm In addition, everyone can donate blood at the Blood Bank, Ysbyty Roi Et between 8:30 am – 7:00 pm every day (except public holidays).
Ask for more details.Available at 043-518200-5 ext. 2030
Information and news sources
Correspondent: Siriporn Pratumsai
Composer: Wannawilai Sanitphon
Source: Office of Public Relations Roi Et
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