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The Kanoo Group organises blood donation drive

The Kanoo Group organises blood donation drive
The Kanoo Group launched its 19th Blood Donation Drive for all its employees, in collaboration with Blood Donation Center, Latifa Hospital. The campaign was held on 19th April 2018 at its Bur Dubai headquarters.

This comes as a part of The Kanoo Group's emphasis on the importance of social corporate responsibility, which includes supporting hospitals and blood banks in replenishing their supplies.

Commenting on the campaign, Ms. Maha Kanoo, Head of HR and Marketing said, "At The Kanoo Group, we believe that we have a responsibility towards our local community. One day it could be someone you love who needs a blood transfusion. Donating blood is one of the highest forms of helping people and saving lives."

"The Kanoo Group is engaged in various initiatives such as this Blood Donation Drive which we organise every year, in partnership with the Ministry of Health. We aim to raise awareness on this cause by encouraging positive practices to benefit the individual and society, whilst also helping promote a healthy lifestyle amongst our staff," added Mr. Ali Islim, Marketing Manager-UAE & Oman.

The blood donation event lasted for half day with a large number of employees volunteering to donate blood. A total of 56 successful donors contributed remarkably in favour of the success of the campaign, reflecting their willingness to support such causes in light of the company's continuous efforts to serve the community's goals.

To make blood donation safe and increase the confidence of the employees in voluntary blood donation, many safety measures has been recently implemented by the Ministry of Health. Stringent, meticulous and serious donor screening is necessary to afford protection to blood donors and recipients.

A representative of the hospital said that The Kanoo Group had one of the highest numbers of successful donors from their previous weeks' visits with other organisations, thus concluding on a very positive note.

Ms. Maha Kanoo remarked, "As such, on behalf of The Kanoo Group, I would like to thank each and every employee who donated blood, as well as the staff of Latifa Hospital for helping us host such a fruitful event." I also commend the Marketing and Property team for their efforts in the culmination of this yearly cause."

Listed below are the names of donors in the recent Blood Campaign:

Sl.no Donor Division
1 Clement Dsouza Accounts
2 Natarajan Venkataraman Mahalingam Accounts
3 Vinod Palluveetil Accounts
4 Ragini Amar Shah Accounts
5 Sanjayan Chettipparan Raghavan BRC
6 Mohammed Ismail Saleh Alahwal Communication
7 Valentino Victorino Reyes Communication
8 Chandrashekhar Deepak Diwadkar Engineering
9 Hashim Puthanpeedikayil Moitheen Engineering
10 Kaushal Bharatbhai Pandya Engineering
11 Usman Gani Shaik Engineering
12 Anas Bin Rafat Rafatul Islam Usmani Engineering
13 Roshan Ramachandran Menon IT
14 Vipin Ravindranath IT
15 Ajith Kumar Puthusserikunnel KANRENT
16 Mohamed Rasool Bakhsh Khuda Bakhsh Al Bulushi Legal
17 Rithu Ravindran Pottiyan Machinery
18 Priyanka Saigal Saigal Machinery
19 Tina Kishore Motwani Management
20 Ali Jawdat Ali Islim Marketing
21 Ramesh Varakkoth Kalliatan Marketing
22 Mudassir Adeel Mohammad Property
23 Kalpesh Babubhai Rathod Property
24 Pinaki Raj Regmi Property
25 Girisha Siddappa Siddappa Property
26 Jaber Abdallah Mohamad Zanda Public Relation
27 Sajith Baby Shipping
28 Jennalene Baysic Batol Shipping
29 Christian Mascarinas Mondragon Shipping
30 Muhammad Umair Awan Muhammad Ilyas Awan Shipping
31 Vaidyanathan Paramesha Shipping
32 Neena Xavier Shipping
33 Sreehari Venkitachalam The Travel Attaché
34 Erico Amparo Adorino Transport
35 Majid Raees Alda Travel
36 Mudassar Farooq Farooq I Azam Travel
37 Aditi Bhattacharjee Travel
38 Ram Chandra Bhattarai Travel
39 Ahmar Farooqui Travel
40 Jeofson Constancio Fernandes Travel
41 Jomin George Travel
42 Lijo Gilbert Travel
43 Melissa Gonsalves Travel
44 Qusai Habib Travel
45 Joel John Travel
46 Anjleen Neelima Thomas Kachhap Travel
47 Abrar Ahmed Khan Travel
48 Wasantha Kumara Langappuli Travel
49 Joy Sayson De Los Santos Travel
50 Muhammad Faraz Alam Khan Muhammad Ayaz Travel
51 Telge Chatura Piyamantha Peiris Travel
52 Rony Rodrigues Travel
53 Bhadur Hussain Syed Travel
54 Waqar Ahmed Syed Munir Ui Hassan Zaidi Travel
55 Saleem Vayappurath Travel
56 Iftikhar Uddin Zahigum Ud Din Travel