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Giving Blood

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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KERRY-ANN Bassaragh-Mathews (second left) of First Caribbean International Banking Centre donates blood, which is being extracted by Marsha Blake (left), phlebotomist at the Cornwall Regional Hospital, while Hospiten's nurse Kerian-Reid Nembhard looks on during the Hospiten's annual two-day Blood Drive, dubbed “Lab Week” held recently at the hospital in Rose Hall, St James.

Hospiten Jamaica's Lab Week is one opportunity used by the hospital to sensitise the staff and the general public of the importance of giving blood.

Part of the Lab Week's offerings included free serology testing for HIV and Syphilis.

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