Blood donation campaign in North Central Naval Command

A blood donation campaign organized by the North Central Naval Command was held with the contribution of naval personnel of the Command at the Malima Reception Hall, Poonewa on 23rd December 2021.

Following the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and guidance of Commander North Central Naval Area, Rear Admiral Bandula Senarathne, this blood donation drive was launched to replenish blood stocks maintained at the District General Hospital Vavuniya. About 94 naval personnel attached to the establishments of SLNS Pandukabaya and Shiksha in the North Central Naval Command voluntarily donated blood, making this magnanimous effort a total success.

The event was held adhering to COVID-19 protocols and it was supervised by Command Medical Officer (North Central Naval Command) Surgeon Commander NHMC Aththanayake. Further, this effort was well supported by the medical staff of the Navy, Dr. M Mathuri and health staff of the Vavuniya hospital.