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Haemoglobin count too low for many blood donors

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

MANY people were unable to donate blood due to low hemoglobin count during the blood donation campaign organised by the Malaysian Red Crescent Society, Island Chapter in Penang on Saturday.

Despite the setback, campaign organizer Mr. Kong Shih Hao said the event was met with a generally good response by the public.  “We targeted the non-Muslim donors to support the campaign since the Muslims are fasting,” he said.

However, he said low haemoglobin count had prevented more from donating.

A doctor who wished to remain anonymous said one of the main factors contributing to low hemoglobin count was unhealthy diet.  “Iron is important for maintaining the hemoglobin level in the body. One has to consume food that is high in iron like spinach, liver and lean red meat. Caffeine should also be taken less as it reduces the absorption of iron from food,” she said.

The event was held to replenish the supply at the Penang Hospital blood bank which is usually low during the Ramadan month.  The campaign, themed Mid-Autumn Ramadan Blood Donation was held at Sunshine Square in Bayan Baru, Penang.

Sales representative Lee Boon Hooi, 31, said he had donated 18 pints of blood since he became a donor in 2002. “It’s all for a good cause and I’m glad that I could help,” he said.

Another sales representative Rahim Jusoh, 42, was also seen donating blood during the lunch hour break.

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  • IMMEDIATE VACANCIES
    September 12, 2014 | 5:46 pm

    Malaysian Red Crescent, Penang Branch

    Invites suitable qualified individuals to fill the below positions

    Assistant Branch Administrator

    • Diploma or equivalent
    • Have relevant administrative and management skills and experience
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • A position attitude and willing to learn from peers
    • Hard working and willing to work overtime

    Admin Clerks
    (SeberangPerai Utara, Tengah and Selatan)

    • SPM with basic knowledge of computer
    • Knowledge of basic accounting
    • Possess good interpersonal & communication skills
    • Must have good and positive attitude
    • Must be willing to learn from peers
    • Good command and working knowledge of English (written)
    • Hard Working and willing to work overtime (if required)

    Interested applicants are to submit their detailed curriculum vitae, passport-sized photograph (nr) to the following address September 30, 2014:

    MRC Penang Branch

    26, Jalan Grove, 11400 Penang

    or

    Email : admin@redcrescentpenang.org.my

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