Why Nigeria needs more free blood donors: Punch Media Foundation marks World Blood Donor Day with webinar

Victoria Edeme

Renowned health experts will on Monday discuss the need for more free blood donors at the PUNCH Media Foundation webinar series in commemoration of the 2021 World Blood Donor Day.

The event will hold on Zoom on Monday, June 14, 2021, by 1 pm, West Africa Time, and participation is free.

The webinar with the theme, ‘Why Nigeria needs more free blood donors’, is aimed at creating awareness on blood donation and to stimulate greater public interest in voluntary blood donation.

The event will feature subject-matter experts including the National Coordinator, National Blood Transfusion Service, Dr. Joseph Amedu; Lagos State Branch Secretary, Nigerian Red Cross Society, Olakunle Lasisi; Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the International Society of Media in Public Health, Moji Makanjuola; and Founder, Action on Blood, Abiola Okubanjo.

The event will be moderated by media personality and Managing Director of Yellow Tamarind Productions, Isabella Adediji.

To attend, please see link: http://bit.ly/PUNCHWebinarSeries

The PUNCH Media Foundation is a non-governmental organisation and the nonprofit arm of the PUNCH Nigeria Limited, publisher of PUNCH Newspapers, established in 2019 with a vision to promoting active public engagement, accountability, good governance, and free enterprise using the instrument of public policy advocacy, digital journalism, investigative journalism, and media development.

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