by Engr. Emmanuel German V. Boceta
A total of 15 blood donors out of 36 screened potential donors had successfully donated blood during the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers, Inc. Qatar Chapter’s (PICE Qatar) 2nd Blood Donation/Blood Letting Campaign 2022 in cooperation with PPO-Qatar at Hamad Medical Center, Bayt Al Diyafah Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City, Doha, State of Qatar on July 15, 2022, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM.
The activity was spearheaded by the Committee on PICE Qatar Affairs (COPA) supported by volunteers and donors from PICE Qatar EXECOMM 2022, General Membership, Philippine Professional Organization Qatar (PPO-Q) Member Organizations, family and friends.
The activity was also supported and attended by Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) Labor Attaché Hon. Adam A. Musa who was amused with the well-organized activity and acknowledged the organization’s efforts for organizing such honorable and noble gesture of donating blood.
PICE Qatar’s yearly bloodletting/blood donation activity is part of the programs and advocacies of the organization covering the guiding principles in line with PICE National P.I.L.E.S. Core Values acronym, with S for “Social Responsibility”, supporting Qatar-our second home and host country’s blood donation drive at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Qatar Blood Services “Qatar…It’s in Our Blood” nationwide campaign to encourage citizens and residents to become regular blood donors.
PICE-Qatar was again awarded by HMC a Certificate of Appreciation in organizing another successful blood donation drive.