BANDUNG. As an effort to save maternal mothers, RZ Bandung and PMI held a healthy hike action for the participants of blood donor entitled “Saving Blood for Saving Mother” on Saturday (23/8).
Based on the research, the maternal mortality rate is still high— 359 per 100.000 number of nativity (SDKI 2012). Health Ministry claims that 35 percent of maternal mortality causes is hemorrhage. Thus, RZ Bandung and PMI attempted to campaign blood donor through this action.
There were 3000 participants that joined the action. “Thanks to all parties for the contribution thus we can implement it well,” Ade Koesyanto, the Chairman of Bandung PMI, said.
In addition to healthy hike action, RZ also distributed various green vegetables to the donors. This action was also appreciated by dr. Ahyani Raksanagara, Bandung Head of Health Department. “This action is very interesting and it must be campaigned,” she said.***