4 July : Thalassaemic Children Welfare Association (T.C.W.A) Chandigarh Organizes 109th Blood Donation Camp 5th in series of Six Blood Donation Camps in this year at Zakir Hall, Block –A, PGI, Chandigarh.
The 109th Camp held on 04th July, 2009 was inaugurated by Sh.R.C.Nayyar, I.A.S, Financial Commissioner, Forest & Wild Life& Member Secretary, Fifth Punjab Pay Commission at 10.30 AM. He congratulated & praised the efforts of T.C.W.A (in saving the lives of serious patients) especially during summer months when there is an acute shortage of blood. He congratulated the Donors hailing from Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh & Himachal Pradesh for this noble cause.
Sh.R.C.Nayyar, was impressed with the arrangements made by the Association. Sh.R.C.Nayyar, emphasized and said that much more efforts should be made for preventing the disease from further spread. Sh.R.C.Nayyar has also donated blood for this nobel cause.
More than 202 donors donated blood in the 5th camp. The Camp was conducted by a team of Doctors/Technicians headed by Dr. Neelam Marwaha, Head Deptt. of Blood Transfusion also member of Medical Advisory Board of the Association.
The Association is thankful to all the donors who came from Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, and Himachal Pradesh to donate Blood for Thalassaemia Patients.