Miss Ghana Foundation (MGF) in partnership with National Blood Service, Ghana organized a voluntary blood drive donation exercise and Health Screening at the Mcdan Park, La, Accra.
This forms part of the ambassadorial duties of Miss Ghana Foundation and it brand ambassadors to organize voluntary blood drive at least once every quarter to increase blood stock at the National Blood Service.
The exercise saw MGF Brand Ambassadors, Miss Ghana 2020, Monique Mawelawe Agbedekpui and her runners up Issabella Agbo & Annlisa Anangfio along aside Mr. Ghana brand Ambassador, Bright Ofori participating in the blood donation and health screening exercise. The residents of La and its environs came in their numbers to donate blood.
Apart from the blood donation exercise, a health screening was held as well were people both old and young were screened for other health related conditions such as sugar level, Cholesterol, blood type, malnutrition, breast cancer amongst others.
Miss Ghana 2020 and her Runner Ups appealed to individuals, Corporate Ghana and institutions to support blood donation programs. The Queens also added that it’s imperative to go for periodic health checkups.
Miss Ghana 2020, Monique Mawelawe Agbedekpui, said “As a nation, we experience perennial shortage of blood at the National Blood Bank and other regional hospitals especially during this COVID-19 pandemic, due to inadequate numbers of voluntary donors. Hence making blood donation a culture will go a long way to help stock the Blood Bank.”
The blood drive and health screening was proudly supported by the National Blood Service, Ghana, Bel aqua, Rothies, Queenie’s Catering, B.Fresh Yoghurt, Speedomall, Zoe Mama’s Bread, Royce Gold Energy Drink, A1 Bread, Eye360 Security, Zoozoo Restaurant, Delish Bakery, Nyonuvi, Lucozade, Drel Logistics, Ishi Odamtten Foundation, Mcdan La Town Park and R & G Rentals.