Blood donation campaign in Eastern Naval Command yields strong turnout and vital contributions

As part of its social responsibility initiatives, the Navy organised a blood donation campaign at the Command Naval Hospital (East) on 08th April 2023.

At the directives of Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera the magnanimous campaign was organised by the naval establishment SLNS Tissa. The proceedings of the event were supervised by Commander Eastern Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara. The blood collected during the drive was handed over to help meet the critical need for blood in Blood Transfusion Centers in Trincomalee and Vavuniya government hospitals.

The event saw a total of 350 naval personnel from ships and establishments in the Eastern Naval Command volunteering to donate blood.