Penablanca, Baggao receive Sandugo Award
TUGUEGARAO CITY, July 27 (PIA) -- The municipalities of Penablanca and Baggao of Cagayan received the prestigious National Sandugo Award for their initiatives in conducting massive bloodletting activities in their towns.
The two were awarded in Manila for their exemplary performance and innovations in helping the blood services bureau to collect blood units for the patients of hospitals needing blood transfusion.
Excelsis de Leon, social welfare officer of Penablanca, said they keep conducting bloodletting activities and encouraging their constituents to donate blood. They go from one barangay to another to collect more units, in partnership with the North Luzon Blood Services Bureau.
De Leon also expressed gratitude to the individuals who participated in their regular bloodletting activities.
With or without award, she said they will continue the program. The two towns have been with the program for more than three years. (OTB-PIA 2)
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