The Food and Drug Administration imposed an indefinite ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men in the 1980s to protect against transmitting the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS.
The aim was to better utilize blood and its components and enhance access to blood products for patients requiring transfusion
Eighty-five-year-old Raminder Kaur, wife of Colonel (retd) Bhagat Singh, is suffering from cancer. The couple have no children and stay alone in Chandigarh.
The Jharkhand branch of Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) joined hands with Shiv Sena, Vishwa Hindu Parishad and other outfits to organise the camp.
The company is one of China’s largest producer of blood products.
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Ratan Sinha is encouraging people to organise blood donation camps at weddings, birth and death anniversaries to help Thalassemia patients.
In 2012, 425 took part as the effort began to be spearheaded by the Association for Voluntary Blood Donation.
Verma said 84.3 percent of the blood supply in India is through voluntary blood donation.
A blood donation camp was organised on Tuesday at Sri Guru Gobind Singh College in Sector 26.
Indians feel so “creeped out” that they would decline an organ or blood that came from a murderer or thief.
From 3.6 lakh units in 1997,blood collection from donors in the state rose to 14.41 lakh units in 2012.
Dr IT Group organized a blood donation camp in collaboration with the Department of Transfusion Medicine,PGI.
As many as 32 people,who have made outstanding contributions in the field of education,sports,music,culture,social service,blood donation and govt service,of the district will be honoured on Independence Day.
Ludhiana ranks 191 in the list of clean cities in the country.