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RCCI inks MOU for plasma donation

RCCI inks MOU for plasma donation

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Eilya Care Foundation Pakistan inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a liaison between the plasma donation organization and the patient aiming to provide service to the business community associated with Rawalpindi chamber during COVID-19.

Dr. Nadia Raza, CEO Eilya Care Foundation Pakistan and Saboor Malik, President, RCCI signed and exchanged the documents at a ceremony held at Chamber House Rawalpindi here on Thursday which was also attended by senior vice president Nosherwan Khalil Khan, Vice President Hamza Sarosh, amongst others.

Speaking on the occasion, Saboor Malik, President, RCCI, said, “RCCI has always envisioned providing services to the business community and has already initiated many projects for the welfare and growth of the community.

He said that RCCI has noticed a communication gap between the families of COVID-19 patients and the recovered patients who were willing to donate the plasma. To bridge this gap we came up with an idea to make a close liaison and a platform that brings the willing donors and those looking for plasma together, he added.

Dr. Nadia Raza said that this MOU will help in identification of Plasma donors and also provide relief for the patients.

Under the agreement, RCCI and EILYA Care will create an awareness drive regarding plasma donation. Both parties will share and assist in communication coordination and information sharing necessary to provide support to the COVID-19 patients of Rawalpindi.