Hargeisa- Following the inauguration of the pioneer National Blood Bank whose donations was spearheaded by non-other the Head of State himself H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi, the Burao Hospital has managed to start its Blood Bank.
While launching it, the Regional Medical Coordinator Dr.Abdi Suudi said that he was happy that the facilities and technical know-how has at last enabled Togdeer region to be able to bank its blood donations.
Several regional heads of various departments, civil servants, security personnel, students and members of the public donated their blood at the hospital.
Local leaders who spoke at the function underscored the importance of donating the all-important human lifeline fluid and also its health benefits and religious impact of the gesture to believers.