Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma felicitating the people who donated plasma on Monday
Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma felicitating the people who donated plasma on Monday |Twitter
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Assam's 'plasma heroes': Over 300 donate plasma in Guwahati

State govt plans to take plasma therapy to every district; appeals recovered patients to come forward and take part in such programmes

Bitopan Deka

Guwahati: More than 300 doctors, nurses, health workers and others, who have recovered from the COVID-19, donated blood plasma during a programme organised by the state government in Guwahati on Monday.

Officials of Assam's National Health Mission (NHM) were elated to see the response of the health professionals to donate the plasma to save lives of others.

The state has plans to take plasma therapy to every district and has been encouraging recovered patients to come forward to take part in such programmes.

The health department felicitated the 'plasma heroes' with a certificate and letter of appreciation and they also get featured on social media to encourage more people who have recovered from the virus to contribute in this battle.In addition to it, the donors may also get preference in government schemes and may also get preferential allocation of houses under PM Awas Yojana, as declared by Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, state health minister.

The Assam government has also put out an open invitation to recovered patients from all over the country to come to the state and donate plasma. It has been announced earlier that the donors would be provided with free stay and airfare and will be treated as guests of the state.

In addition to it, the donors may also get preference in government schemes and may also get preferential allocation of houses under PM Awas Yojana, as declared by Sarma.

The Assam government has also put out an open invitation to recovered patients from all over the country to come to the state and donate plasma. It has been announced earlier that the donors would be provided with free stay and airfare and will be treated as guests of the state.

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