(From left) Martin, Alina and Hadiah with a donor during the blood donation drive.
KUCHING: A health awareness programme that centred on a blood donation drive was held at Normah Medical Specialist Centre in conjunction with the International Women’s Day celebration yesterday.
Jointly organised by the hospital together with Malaysian Trade Congress Union (MTUC) Sarawak women committee, more than 200 donors turned up for the annual blood drive.
Besides blood donation, several booths also offered free screening for blood pressure and blood glucose level.
A free Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) education was also made available by the hospital staff.
“Some of the booths also gave out special vouchers for healthcare services in the hospital such as blood screening, pelvis scan and permanent hair removal,” said Normah business development manager Alina Ibrahim to thesundaypost.
She said a medical talk on the latest ‘Ultrasound and Surgical Techniques for Women’ and ‘Facial Rejuvenation’ was also held at the hospital’s auditorium.
MTUC Sarawak division women head Hadiah Leen said that in conjunction with the International Women’s Day, a free skin analysis and shoulder massage were provided for the ladies.