The Gujarat National Law University Legal Services Committee under the banner of the GNLU Centre for Law and Society recently conducted a blood donation and health camp in collaboration with the Red Cross Chapter, Ahmedabad Chapter. The same was organized in an endeavour to not only facilitate the aid of such individuals who require medical assistance but also to promote the objective of a healthy environment and its conduciveness to the growth of human beings in interaction on a daily basis.
The total foot fall for the event was 399 with 179 units being collected post the blood donation for which 237 people had expressed the desire to be donors. 162 was the final count for those who underwent a thorough health check-up under the able hands of 7 specialists. Specialists included an ophthalmologist, physiotherapist, orthopaedic, gynecologist, ENT specialist, dentist, dermatologist and a physician. Not only students and staff of GNLU but also residents of nearby villages including Koba, Raysan, Firozpur, and Valad along with residents of nearby societies and students of colleges in Knowledge Corridor benefitted from this free health check-up camp.
The blood donation and collection surpassed that of last year and represents the number of people who are seeking and being a part of the initiative we need to take to preserve and further the humanity. Saurabh Anand, Faculty Convener of the GNLU Centre for Law and Society expressed his gratitude to the students, specialists and staff who contributed to the cause, and was confident in his belief that the Centre shall continue to be successful in its attempts to mould the law in a manner beneficial to society, with participation of all stakeholders, and healthy discourse, research and legal action.
(Written by Sanskriti Sanghi)