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By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 9 Mar: IMA Blood Bank of Uttarakhand organized its 11th Annual National Conference “Rakt Pravah – 2019” at a local hotel. The theme of the event was “Blood Transfusion in Clinical Practice”. The event started with the welcome address by Dr. R.N. Singh, President, IMA Blood Bank Society of Uttarakhand, and was followed by the inaugural lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest, Dr. Santanu Sen, National President IMA & Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha, Guest of Honour, S.P. Subudhi, IFS, Member Secretary, Uttarakhand Environment Pollution Control Board and Special Guest of Honour Dr. Sibabrata Banerjee, Hony. Joint
Secretary, IMA. National President IMA, Dr. Santanu Sen congratulated Blood Bank for its great humanitarian work. Dr. Sanjay Upreti presented the history & progress report of IMA Blood Bank of Uttarakhand. On this occasion a Souvenir of IMA Blood Bank of Uttarakhand was also released. The Vote of Thanks was given by Dr. D.D. Choudhury, Hony. Secretary, IMA Blood Bank Society of Uttarakhand.
In scientific session distinguished speaker Dr. Daljit Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Transfusion Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh told about the Role of Therapeutic Apheresis in Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Dr. Sanjay Upreti, Director Technical & Operations, IMA Blood Bank of
Uttarakhand talked about NAT Experience in IMA Blood Bank. Dr. Tejinder Singh, Chairperson, Thalassemia Committee, Rotary Blood Bank , New Delhi discussed about how to motivate donors and Dr. Ashish Jain, Assistant Professor, Department of Immunohematology & Blood Transfusion, HIHT, Jolly Grant discussed about the Apheresis in Clinical Practice.
The day ended with the presentation of the mementoes to the Chief Guest, Guest of Honor, Special Guest & Speakers. The Vote of thanks was given by Dr. D.D. Choudhury, Hony. Secretary.