mangalore today
Monday, July 06


Red Cross Society to offer free platelets to Dengue patients with BPL cards

Red Cross Society to offer free platelets to Dengue patients with BPL cards

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, July 31, 2019:  The Mangaluru branch of the Indian Red Cross Society will  provide free platelets for Dengue patients having BPL cards while platelets will be provided  for Rs 200 for those patients without BPL cards, informed  Prabhaker Sharma, General Secretary of the DK District Branch of the Indian Red Cross Society.

Red Cross Soci..Speaking to reporters here on  July 31, Wednesday at Patrika Bhavan, he said the Red Cross Society too would join hands with MCC and District Administration to check the spread of dengue.

The Society will be holding awareness programme at Gujjarakere, Bolar, Pandeshwar, Bunder, Ballalbagh and others areas  through its volunteers. The Society will also be part of the door-to-door visit of the MCC and district administration, he added.

Sharma further stated that the Red Cross Society was also offering free blood to the needy patients at Ladygoschen Hospital.

Shantharam Shetty, Chairman of District Branch of Indian Red Cross Society,  Archibald Menezes, Treasurer of Managing Committee, Blood Bank Medical Officer Dr Rachana and others were present.

Write Comment | E-Mail | Facebook | Twitter | Print
Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above