The Medical Colleges of Northern Philippines and the International School of Asia and the Pacific through the Community Extension Services Office and the Red Cross Youth Club have successfully collected 281 blood bags during its Intercollegiate Blood Olympics on February 20, 2020 at the schools’ RT Audio-Visual Room.

The activity was participated by the students and employees from different colleges and departments of the twin institution. Other stakeholders also donated blood during the event.

Moreover, this Blood Olympics was made possible because of the support and assistance of the Philippine Red Cross Cagayan – Isabela Chapter and the Department of Health Regional Office 2.

A total of 151 blood bags were collected by the Cagayan Chapter while Isabela got 130.

Meanwhile, the college that garnered the highest number of donated blood will be announced and will be awarded on February 27, 2020, during the Employees Association Day, to which they will receive a trophy, a certificate, and a community extension gash grant.

DOH also had their blood typing to the students and employees and donated 100 t-shirts which were given to successful donors.

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