Del Pilar, Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte – 97th Infantry “Kalasaglahi” Battalion successfully holds Bloodletting Activity at 97th IB, Main Command Post, Brgy. Del Pilar, Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte last 10 April 2021.

The 97th IB is celebrating it’s 3rd Founding Anniversary with the theme of “Kagitingan, Karangalan, Katapatan; Tatlong Taon ng Serbisyo para sa Kalinaw ug Kauswagan sa Zamboanga del Norte.”

As part of celebration, 97th IB conducted Bloodletting Letting Activity in support to the nation’s demand of blood supply cause by Covid-19 Pandemic.

Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Health Office (ZNPHO) led by Ms. Ma. Abegail B. Khio the Provincial Program Coordinator, Piñan Rural Health Unit (PRHU) led by Dr. Ricardo S. Awit M.D. the International Committee of Red Cross ( ICRC) Zamboanga del Norte Chapter led by Ms. Rhexil I. Vallecer RMT facilitated the Bloodletting Activity.

A total of 44 blood donors composed of Officers, Men and Women of 97th IB, and stakeholders donated their blood that accumulated a total of 20,680cc.

The activity strictly followed the CoViD-19 protocols and policies from DOH and ensured that the blood donors have no recent travels nor exposure on high risk areas.

At the end of activity, Certificate of Appreciation was presented to the members of ZNPHO, Piñan RHU, ICRC Zamboanga del Norte Chapter and stakeholders for their valuable contribution for the success of Bloodletting Activity.

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