Al-Sayer staff par­tic­i­pate in blood do­na­tion drive

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Al-Sayer Group Hold­ing Cor­po­rate Ex­cel­lence Depart­ment and its med­i­cal di­vi­sion Al-Sayer Med­i­cal Com­pany, or­ga­nized 2016 blood do­na­tion cam­paign at their Head Of­fice as well as Toy­ota show­room at Al-Rai in co­op­er­a­tion with Cen­tral Blood Bank (CBB) Kuwait as part of cor­po­rate sus­tain­abil­ity and com­mu­nity in­ter­est. 100+ em­ploy­ees vol­un­tar­ily par­tic­i­pated, who showed greater care to­wards such no­ble cause.

Ac­cord­ing to Ne­had AlHaj Ali, DGM Cor­po­rate Ex­cel­lence “300 ml of blood can save one pre­cious life. This blood do­na­tion cam­paign sup­ported by Al-Sayer Group Hold­ing em­ploy­ees is sup­port­ing many lives, and send­ing a pos­i­tive mes­sage with in our work force, and to the so­ci­ety.”

As a to­ken of ap­pre­ci­a­tion all donors were honored with a bot­tle of “nat­u­ral honey” pro­mot­ing healthy well bring. To fa­cil­i­tate knowl­edge shar­ing ed­u­ca­tional brochures were also dis­trib­uted high­light­ing the im­por­tance of blood do­na­tions list­ing var­i­ous health ben­e­fits.

Dr Hos­sam Afify Gen­eral Man­ager Al-Sayer Med­i­cal Com­pany said “In ad­di­tion to the no­ble cause of sav­ing life, blood do­na­tion makes the body work to re­plen­ish blood. This stim­u­lates the pro­duc­tion of new blood cells, to help main­tain good health. AlSayer med­i­cal com­pany re­flects our com­mit­ment through par­tic­i­pa­tion in such events as part of our mis­sion and CSR ac­tiv­i­ties to sup­port our so­ci­ety.”

The Am­bas­sador of France to Kuwait Chris­tian Nakhle hosted a re­cep­tion on the oc­ca­sion of the French - Ger­man cul­ture fair at his res­i­dence re­cently. The Min­is­ter of Ed­u­ca­tion and Min­is­ter of Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Dr Bader Ha­mad Al-Essa at­tended the event, along with di­plo­mats, stu­dents and me­dia per­sons. —Pho­tos by Joseph Sha­gra

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