Blood Donor Day and Take a HIV Test events were held at Krasnodar (KROTPD) and Tikhoretsk (TROTPD) Regional Oil Trunk Pipeline Directorates of Chernomortransneft. Overall, more than 250 employees took part in the events arranged by the primary trade union of Chernomortransneft.
The Blood Donor Day event is held at the KROTPD facilities several times a year. The first event in 2018 took place on 6 February at the Special Vehicle and Machinery Department (SV&MD) in the Afipskaya settlement of KROTPD. Administrative staff and employees of the Novovelichkovskaya, Khadyzhensk and Krymsk oil pumping stations attended the event – overall 72 persons participated in the Blood Donor Day.
Before the blood draw, each employee passed a medical examination and an instant blood test. The blood was drawn by professionals of the Krasnodar blood transfusion centre at an equipped mobile station. They collected 30 litres of blood. The donated blood will be given to patients who need transfusion, including infants with cardiac anomalies.
An event to prevent HIV proliferation was hosted by the Rodionovskaya and Kushchevskaya pumping stations (TROTPD) for the first time on 6 and 7 February, with 200 participating employees. At the event epidemiologists from the Rostov-on-Don AIDS Prevention and Control Centre delivered a lecture on the subject. Besides, each employee could take an anonymous instant HIV test.