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Kota Permai Blood Donation

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

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Blood Donation Campaign

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Charity Blood Donation Campaign

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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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  • MRC AWARDS NOMINATION 2015
    September 22, 2014 | 5:20 pm

    GUIDELINES AND RULES & REGULATIONS

    TO AWARDS NOMINATIONS

    1.     All Chapters must form an Awards Committee chaired by the Chapter Chairman for the selection of nominees. All Awards Committee meeting minutes must be sent to the Branch.

    2.     All recommendations from Chapters’ Sub-Committee Chairman, VAD Commandants or Youth Officers must go through the Chapter Chairman.

    3.     In accordance to the Nomination Form, the age must be counted based on 1st January of the Year of Birth.

    4.     All photographs must be pasted at the designated box on the top right hand corner of the Nomination Form.

    5.     All nominees’ position stated must be accordance with the Handbook and Constitution.

    6.     Nominees must be nominated for an award in ascending order from the first to the highest awards. Never in descending order.

    7.     Leave BLANK at the ‘Anugerah Yang Disokong Untuk Tahun…’ column in the Nomination Form.

    8.     ’Dewasa’ or VAD years of service begins from 18 years old and above.

    9.     All Nomination Forms and Citations must be typed. Hand written forms and citations will not be accepted.

    10.   All Nomination Forms must be submitted on time. No time extension will be given.

    11.   Citations must contain full name and Unit/VAD number and must be clear, brief and summarized strictly into 1 page only. Do not submit list of activities attended.

    12.   Chapter Chairman must sign the Citation (hard copy) and NOT the Nomination Form

    13.   Chapters must submit all Nomination Forms and Citations in soft copy i.e. CD or diskette in Microsoft Words format (as provided) using Times New Roman font / 12 Font Size format. ‘Save’ the files according to the nominees’ name and format i.e. Phang Peow Meng-Nomination Form / Phang Peow Meng-Citation

    14.   All Chapters must also submit a covering letter stating the list of names (arranged in priority order) and the number of nominations. The covering letter is to be signed by the Chapter Chairman ONLY.

    15.   All Nomination Forms must be submitted in 1 Original Set only.

    1 Set   =  1 Nomination Form (+ 1 Photo) + 1 Citation

    16.   Chapters must submit all Nomination Forms by Monday, 1st October, 2014

    17.   Each Chapter is limited to 40 nominations ONLY.

    The Branch will only recognize Nominations by the Chapter Chairman.

    All Chapters MUST strictly adhere to the above Rules & Regulations. The Branch will not hesitate to reject any incompliance Nomination.

    Revised 2009/AL

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