The “Save Our Blood Banks, Save Lives project has officially been launched today, 23rd August 2012 at the Alisa Hotel.

Dignitaries present at the program were the chief Executive Officer of the national youth authority Mrs Sedinam Tamakloe Attionu, representative of the minister of the women and children’s affairs Mr Kyei Gyamfi, Head of Reseach, Mrs Justina K. Ansah, Head of National Blood Service and representative from UNICEF, Mr Charles Dzodesi.


Chairperson, Mrs Tamakloe Attionu said in her response that it is a great initiative considering the shortage of blood in our hospitals recently. She described the idea as a laudable quest to support.

Guest Speaker of the program H.E. Ambassador Andrew Adansi-Bonnah, the 12 year old boy who initiated this project revealed that he believed that if the other voices are added to the call from the hospitals for the general public to voluntarily donate blood to save lives, the response will be marvelous “that is why i an standing up for the blood centers and the future of Ghanaian children and our mothers, the backbone of our nation”, he added

The “save Somali children from hunger ambassador” concluded that two weeks of education and awareness on radio, television and newspapers are underway to support this project.

The donation would com off every first two Saturdays of the months of September,October and November this year across the country at 8am to 4pm..

Head of the national blood service, Mrs Justina K Ansah also added her voice to the exercise. she pledged on behalf of the service a full support.

Andrew who is a class six pupil of the class peter memorial school was grateful to Alisa Hotel and other sponsors of the program.

fund support can be directed to Ecobank and Ghana commercial bank through the?account numbers: ECOBANK ?0013034467612201 and?GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK 1011130038561.


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