Exabytes to hold blood donation drive

where2life | September 18, 2023 | 0 | Events , Happening Now , News , Special features , Spotlight

Exabytes Group will hold a blood donation campaign in partnership with Penang General Hospital.

The blood donation drive will take place on Monday, Sept 18, 2023 at the conference hall, Suntech @ Penang Cybercity.

This joint effort is dedicated to meeting the urgent demand for blood donations, offering a lifeline to individuals facing acute medical crises and enduring long-term illnesses. 
Through this initiative, both Exabytes Group and Penang General Hospital aim to collect 100 Blood Bags with the mission to save 100 lives, in just 6 hours.
As concerns grows over blood shortages in Malaysia’s blood banks, it is crucial to note that the blood donation rate in Malaysia experienced a decline from 22.8 donors per 1,000 people in 2019 to a range of 19.7 to 22.5 donors per 1,000 population in 2020, 2021, and 2022, primarily due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, as acknowledged by the Ministry of Health (MOH).

In response to this concerning trend, Exabytes Group remains resolute in its commitment to raising awareness on issues that require the public’s attention. 
This event aims to support life saving efforts by encouraging blood donations, with the goal of ensuring a continuous and vital supply of blood for acute cases and individuals with pre-existing conditions.

Furthermore, Exabytes Group is dedicated to raising awareness about the alarming blood deficiency in our nation’s blood banks, underscoring the need for collective action to address this crisis.

“Through our partnership with Penang General Hospital for the 2023 annual blood donation drive, Exabytes is not only showing our commitment to saving lives but also shedding light on the critical issue of blood deficiency in our nation’s blood banks. 
“We believe that giving back is an act of bravery, courage, and above all, love so as a proud home-grown brand, we want to provide a platform and opportunity for the public to demonstrate their commitment to giving back to the community. Together, we can make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in need,” said Chan Kee Siak, Founder and CEO of Exabytes Group.
In addition, they also extend their heartfelt gratitude to our generous sponsors, U-SOYA and Sunshine Square. U-SOYA will be providing 50 soya cups to refresh our donors during the contributions made by our donors. The gratitude also goes to Suntech @ Penang Cybercity as the venue sponsor to conduct this blood drive. 
Exabytes will also be giving the first top 3 donors with vouchers worth of RM 100 each.
Exabytes invites the public to be a part of this life saving mission. Join Exabytes and

contribute to the 2023 Annual Blood Donation Drive by registering HERE. 


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