76 donate blood

SHARJAH — The Department of Blood Transfusion Services of the Ministry of Health, in coordination with the Damas Cultural and Social Care Department, recently organised a blood donation campaign that saw 76 volunteers stepping forward to donate blood. The department provides blood units to government and private hospitals.



By A Staff Reporter

Published: Mon 1 Aug 2005, 10:06 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:07 PM

Office-bearers

DUBAI — The Annual General Body of Dubai Priyadarshini has re-elected the following office-bearers for the year 2005-06. President C.R.G. Nair, General Secretary K.K.S. Pillai, Vice-Presidents K.J.M. Basheer and Mohan Venkit, Treasurer M. Devadas, Secretaries Chandran. A. and Siddique Nellaya, Art Secretary Gurukulam Vijayan, Lit. Secretary Vishnu Vijayan, Sports Secretary Jayaprakash and Auditor Vijaya Mohan.

Hospital waste

DUBAI — Belhoul European Hospital has collaborated with Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) to combat the waste problem in the UAE, by recycling all paper in the hospital.

"It’s our aim to help reduce the amount of trees that are destroyed for paper. If we can help save at least one tree a year then we will be able to make a difference to the environment," says Ms Nabila Brik, Belhoul European Hospital's Marketing and Corporate Relations Manager.

11Meditation courses

DUBAI — A 10-day free meditation course is being organised by the Vipassana International Academy, Igatpuri from August 18 to 29 at Barracuda Beach Resort, Umm Al Quwain.

During the course, participants will learn the basics of the method, and practise sufficiently to experience the benefits.

There are no charges for any of these courses. Information on application process and registration can be obtained from S. Tulsiani on phone 050-6536159 or email swakan@emirates.net.ae.


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