COUNSELING FOR BLOOD DONATION IN KLADOVO – REPUBLIC OF SERBIA
Organized by the City Red Cross of Novi Sad and the Institute for Transfusion of Vojvodina in hotel Gjerdap Kladovo in the period 10-12 October 2014 there was an International Symposium held for voluntary blood donation in which participated a delegationconsisted of a representative of the Red Cross Republic Macedonia and a representative of the Institute for transfusion Medicine in Skopje.
The event covered topics in the field of international humanitarian law, a film was shown about the activities of the Red Cross Novi Sad for the floods in Serbia and sent aid to the affected population, the activities of the Red Cross of the Republic of Macedonia and the Institute for Transfusion Medicine in the area of voluntary blood donation, Activities related to the way of getting through the process of platelet citafereza, a panel discussion with current issues prepared by the coordination team and held a round table with participation of all delegations which produced several conclusions.
At this event despite the hosts, the City Red Cross of Novi Sad and the Institute for Transfusion of blood Vojvodina there were representatives of the Red Cross of the Republic of Macedonia and the Institute for Transfusion Medicine in Skopje, representatives of the City Red Cross of Osijek from Croatia and representatives of Red Cross Tuzla from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
There was a great interest expressed for the Macedonian Red Cross model for planning and organizing blood donation in Macedonia as well as the Blood donation center in Skopje and the coordination team in Macedonia.
In his free time there was organized a one hour boat trip on the Danube and th Hydro-power plant Gjerdap 1 was visited.