Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has thanked sponsors and supporters of its upcoming World Blood Donors Day (WBDD) 2014 activities.
Mr. Mohamed Al Noimi, Chief of Communications and Chief of Staff for the Managing Director’s Office at HMC, received checks from representatives of all the official sponsors including five platinum sponsors with each offering QR150,000; and three gold sponsors offering QR100,000.
The platinum sponsors for 2014 are: Qatar Petrochemical (Qapco), Qatar Petroleum (QP), Qatar Steel, Qatar Electricity and Water Company, and Qatargas Operating Company.
Gold sponsors are: Ministry of Economy and Commerce, Qatar Chemical Company Ltd. (Q-Chem) and Al Darwish United Group.
Ms. Sidiqa Ismail Al Mahmoudi, coordinator of blood donors’ affairs at HMC, emphasized the importance of the annual event and expressed gratitude and appreciation on behalf of HMC to all sponsors of WBDD 2014 celebration.
Local and regional guests as well as many senior officials and notable guests are expected to attend a WBDD 2014 gala dinner to be held at St. Regis Doha Hotel on Wednesday, 11 June.
More than 380 voluntary blood donors including individuals, national institutions, cultural and youth organizations that have positively contributed to enriching of Blood Donor Unit stock of blood and blood components will be recognized at the event.
“The HMC Blood Donor Unit, with the support of national institutions and companies, are working to create a pioneering community partnership in Qatar. We will organize a gala event to honor voluntary blood donors and create new cultural and educational programs and activities among various community sectors,” Ms. Al Mahmoudi said.
HMC Blood Donor Unit has achieved excellence for the fourth year in a row by maintaining the highest rate (100%) in voluntary blood donation throughout the region.
Dr. Yousif Al Maslamani, Medical Director of Hamad General Hospital and Mohamed Al Kubaisi, Executive Director of the Managing Director’s Office, were present at the press conference about the event moderated by renowned media personality Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Sayed.
WBDD, which falls on June 14, is being marked this year under the theme: “Safe Blood for Saving Mothers”.
Checks for the donations made by the platinum sponsors were handed over to HMC official by representatives of the sponsors including Mr. Rashid Hamad Al Subaih, Qapco Executive Officer for External Activities; Mr. Abdul Rahman Abdulla Al Obaidli, Director of Public Relations and Communication at QP, Mr. Mohamed Rashid Al-Subaih, administrator at the Public Relations and Communication Department at Qatar Steel, Mr. Mansour Rashid Al Noaimi, Director Public Relations at Qatargas, and Mr. Rashid Al Hajri, Director of Public Relations and Shareholders Affairs at Qatar Electricity and Water Company.
Checks for the donations made by gold sponsors were handed over to HMC by Mr. Tariq Abdul Aziz Al Sada, Director of Public Relations and Communications at Ministry of Economy and Commerce, Mr. Nasser Abdulrahman Al Noaimi, Director of Public Relations at Q-Chem, and Mr. Abdulrahman Darwish Al Darwish, Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Al Darwish United Group.