UDINUS KSR OBTAINS 58 BAGS OF BLOOD
Volunteer Corps (KSR) of Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) managed to garner 58 bags of blood in Blood Donation that held in two locations, the 1st floor of Building C and the 1st floor of Building H of Udinus.
The blood donation has held three months once by KSR and Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) of Semarang. In building H, they obtained 41 bags and in Building C they obtained 17 bags within 4 hours, start from 09:00 until 13:00.
Citra Dewi Rachmawati, a coordinator of blood donation in building C, stated that the quantity of volunteers has decreased. "Usually, we can obtained 50 bags of blood in each location” she said. Wildan Faiz, a chairman of KSR stated the same thing. "One of the factors is that this event is held along with month of Rajab, there are many Muslim students do fasting" he said.
Irine Aghna Salam, one of Udinus students cannot donates because of low blood pressure. Syaiful Anwar, an Udinus employee also experienced the same thing. Not only Udinus’ students and employees, the society around the campus also participated in this event.
There are some benefits for the donors who are donating blood regularly, such as they got free check up before donating and blood donation make new blood cells. "I hope, the next blood donation could increase the volunteers and could increase the people awareness of the need of blood donations," said Wildan. (* PR)