ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, July 10th 2013 [ME NewsWire]: The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police recently organized a one-day blood donation campaign at the Directorate, under the slogan 'Be a Cause in Saving a Human Life”. The campaign, held in collaboration with the Khalifa Medical City's Blood Bank at the Health Authority- Abu Dhabi, marks the World Blood Donor Day, and aims to develop a sense of humanitarian cooperation and sacrifice for others.
“The campaign is part of the ongoing efforts by Abu Dhabi Police to reflect the human values, and boost all forms of cooperation and assistance to the needy, particularly blood donation. This humane gesture is crucial in saving the lives of people injured in traffic accidents and hospital patients”, stated Major Khalid Mohammed Al Fil, Head of the community-based initiatives team and liaison officer for social responsibility policy at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police.
He praised the high turnout from officers and employees of the Abu Dhabi Traffic and Patrols Directorate, in a gesture that promotes humanitarian and volunteer work. It also reflects the support for the competent official authorities in discharging their duties in various areas, as well as to provide further initiatives to raise awareness and spread health and traffic education.