To celebrate the 69th Independence day in the country, residents doctors in Maharashtra organised a series of blood donation camps throughout various hospitals in Maharashtra. These included JJ Hospital, Kem Hospital, Nair Hospital, Ambajogai hospital, BJ medical College, Pune and many more. Over 500 resident doctors participated as a part of the blood donation campaign organised throughout the State by Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD).
The blood donation drive was accompanied by a series of panel discussions on topics concerning healthcare today organised by MARD at JJ hospital, Mumbai. These included issues like doctors protection act, NORI, the mental health bill 2013 as well as state organ transplant act.