World Blood Donor Day 2023 event organized by the Lapu-Lapu City Government
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LOOK | A total of 695 individuals participated in the World Blood Donor Day 2023 event organized by the Lapu-Lapu City Government, in partnership with the City Health Office, CSWD Office, and the Department of Health Central Visayas Center for Health Development. The event took place at the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob yesterday, under the theme "Give Blood, Give Plasma, Share Life, Share Often." The World Blood Donor Day 2023 event saw the active participation of various government agencies and stakeholders, all working together to support its objectives. Lapu-Lapu City Councilors also participated the event while City Mayor Junard "Ahong" Chan and Congresswoman Cindi King-Chan are abroad on an official business trip, promoting Lapu-Lapu City to our European counterparts. The official program commenced at 10:00 am, starting with the singing of the Philippine National Anthem, followed by the Lapu-Lapu City hymn. The program included the acknowledgment of guests and participants, and City Councilor Emilio Galaroza, the committee chair on health and drugs, delivered the opening remarks. Vice Mayor Celedonio Sitoy, the Acting City Mayor, delivered an inspirational message, while Dr. Sophia Mancao, Assistant Regional Director of DOH CV CHD, shared a special message. During the event, recognition was given to the top five Barangays with the highest number of successful blood donors in the World Blood Donor Day 2022. The top five Barangays Marigondon and Mactan had 42 successful donors, Barangay Looc had 46 successful donors, Barangay Gun-ob had 66 successful donors, Barangay Basak had 114 successful donors, and Barangay Ibo came in first place with 134 successful donors.