Press conference—Blood Donation Camp, Famagusta Gate, Nicosia

TIF in collaboration with the Nicosia Municipality, organized a press conference on the 8th of May, spreading the message that the responsibility of all of us is to secure the rights of patients with chronic diseases in times of economic crisis. The Nicosia Municipality supported this Press Conference with the active participation of the Mayor, Mr Konstantinos Yiorkatzis.

In this framework,  the Cyprus Blood Centre in collaboration with the Nicosia Municipality, have decided to devote the blood drives  held on the 8th of May to the Thalassaemia International Federation and to the International Thalassaemia Day.

Additionally in the context of the press conference, a photography exhibition was held, displaying all the entries of the 1st Photography Contest entitled “‘Economic Recession: Observe - Join Forces - Safeguard Health”.