Name of the activity: A GESTURE, A LIFE GIVE BLOOD, SAVE LIFE

Country/NMO: Haiti (AHEM)

Program: Organ, Marrow & Tissue Donation

 

Contact information: [email protected]

Type of the activity: Education

 

Focus area:

Blood donation

Problem statement:

The problem is the population of Haiti is not really informed about blood donation and its importance, they think that it is a business and tend to not donate
our society have big lack of blood in hospitals and many patients need blood daily

Target groups and beneficiaries:

target group is university and schools students
beneficiaries are patients and hospitals that will get more available blood

Objectives and indicators of success:

1/teach a group of students about the importance of blood donation
indicator; number of students that benefited from our educational program
2/encourage students to donate their blood
indicator; number of students that donated their blood

Methodology:

our activity consists of a two days educational workshop for students on blood donation, we proceed by lunching a call, to have participants, then we contact university to ensure local place for the training.
we did two trainings: the first april 29,18 and the 2nd May 6,18.

Plans for evaluation:

we count the number of participants in every training, the number of people that donated blood and we ask questions to participants to evaluate improvement of their knowledge.