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Chuks Udo Okonta
Hallmark Health Service Limited, known widely with the trade name Hallmark HMO, has continued its drive to ensure availability of blood in the blood banks through collaboration with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) for voluntary donation by members of staff of the organisation.
A statement from the firm, said the donation was done in commemoration of this year’s World Blood Donation Day.
The donation exercise which held in Lagos on Wednesday, 15th June, 2022, had officials of LUTH on ground to receive blood donations from enthusiastic members of staff of not only the Health Maintenance Organisation but other member companies – Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Grand Treasurers Limited, and CHI Micro Insurance Limited.
The Managing Director of Hallmark HMO, Oladotun Adeogun said the Blood Donation drive has become an annual event of the company and shall continually be held as part of the organisation’s Corporate Social Responsibility, to help beef up the blood blank of the leading tertiary healthcare provider in Nigeria (LUTH) so that patients can easily have access to the crucial lifeline when in need.
She said the company shall continue to play a pivotal role in strengthening the healthcare systems through several means at its disposal, including the recently held stakeholders’ engagement in Lagos.
Eddie Efekoha, Group Managing Director/CEO of Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc also assured of continued support for the exercise in view of the significance of availability of blood at critical moments to help save lives.
Hallmark Health Services Limited, a subsidiary of Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc has an array of affordable health plans for individuals and corporate organisations. The company has continued to leverage the use of technology to deliver top-notch health maintenance services to its growing clientele nationwide.