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OAB organises Health Day and blood donation drive

OAB organises Health Day and blood donation drive

The occasion, which was held on April 16, was organised by the Social Committee of OAB in collaboration with the Ministry of Health. The drive was a grand good results, with a big quantity of OAB workers volunteering to donate blood.

Hilal O al Siyabi, head of CSR at OAB, stated, “At OAB, we believe that we have a responsibility towards the local community. Donating blood is amongst the simplest form of Corporate Social Responsibility, and yet is amongst the most valuable ways of contributing to our community. This is primarily because of the ever-growing demand for all blood types and constantly need for stocks to be replenished. As a result, every little bit helps save lives. Through events like this, we aim to raise awareness on this cause whilst also helping promote a healthy lifestyle amongst our staff.”

In addition to the Blood Donation Drive, the occasion was also intended to market a wholesome way of life. In order to do so, the bank also partnered with a quantity of private clinics who participated to showcase their numerous provides and facilities. Healthy snacks and drinks have been also served to all going to employees at the occasion.

“Even today, despite drastic advances in medical sciences, blood cannot properly be artificially created. That’s why, blood donations are amongst the most precious thing in the world. In fact, donated blood saves millions of lives every year. As such, on behalf of OAB, I would like to thank each and every employee who donated blood on the day as well as the staff at the Ministry of Health and members of our Social Committee who helped in hosting such a successful event,” stated Siyabi.

OAB is engaged in numerous initiatives, such as this Blood donation drive, all through the year every of which is intended to boost the social effectively-becoming of the neighborhood in which it operates. In line with its CSR objectives, a substantial quantity of these initiatives and projects involve the direct assistance and participation of its workers, by means of invaluable function carried out by the Social Committee at OAB.

Oman Arab Bank is a single of the very first banks to be established in Oman, with a wealthy and proud history. Today, the bank operates a nationwide network of 57 branches and eight representative offices across and more than 150 ATMs spread across the Sultanate. OAB gives the full variety of economic items and solutions.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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