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Date 25 September 2018, category News

2For the umpteenth time, the Industrial Engineering Students Association (HMTI) of Universitas Brawijaya (UB) in collaboration with the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) of Malang City held a blood donation event, Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Faculty of Engineering main building.

Chairman of the HMTI 2018 Blood Donation, M. Syaifurrizal Majid, said the HMTI blood donation had taken place several times. The difference from previous activities, this time blood donation action targeted participants with wider coverage.

“Before this, we only aim for the Faculty of Engineering big family, now the public may also participate,” said the 2016 class student.

Noted, aside from FTUB family and the public in general, students from faculties around UB also participated such as the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences (FPIK), Faculty of Animal Husbandry (FAPET), Computer Science Faculty (FILKOM), and the Faculty of Law (FH).

“In total there are around 120 registrants. But only 80 people succeeded in donating their blood,” he said.

Majid added, this blood donor action also aimed to carry out the role of students as social control. So that the existence of this activity is expected to help PMI to meet the blood needs needed by the community and help ease the burden of people in need.

1“Thank you for HMTI who has facilitated FTUB family and others to donate blood.  As we know, by donating our blood in addition to help others it can also improve our health,” said the Dean of FT Dr. Ir. Pitojo Tri Juwono, MT who also donated his blood on this occasion.

In addition to blood donation, the HMTI External Division also plans several activities to improve good relations with the general public and implement the function of the high education tri dharma.

“We will also hold INDEX to apply our knowledge to the community as well as social service activities,” said Chairman of the External Division of HMTI Alvin Arie Wibowo. (and)

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