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Recovered from COVID-19? Find out if you can donate blood

January 21, 2021 11:12 am

According to the guidelines in India, a COVID-19 patient can only donate after the 28-day deferral, or after full recovery, says Dr Sandeep Patil of Fortis Hospital, Kalyan

Voluntary blood donations back to pre-COVID levels: National Blood Transfusion Council

December 08, 2020 12:20 pm

The scare that was initially present in the minds of the staff at the blood center was removed through proper sanitisation measures, social distancing and methodical way of blood collection via prior appointments, said National Blood Transfusion Council director Dr Sunil Gupta

Coronavirus: People with thalassemia face "blood shortage", appeal for blood donations

April 15, 2020 7:00 pm

Thalassemia major patients, caregivers as well as Indian Red Cross Society have appealed to people to come forward and donate blood amidst coronavirus concerns.

Have you heard about these unusual ways of burning calories?

November 24, 2019 5:10 pm

These may seem like a stretch, but they are actually proven to be useful.

Does your pet dog need blood transfusion? This app helps find donors

October 17, 2019 12:56 pm

Blood4Pet is a mobile application which helps dog parents around the world network and contact each other in case of any emergency blood transfusions.

In the pipeline: Drone-based blood, medicine supply system

September 08, 2018 4:42 am

Trial flights begin for start-up that aims to deliver medical supplies in remote areas by next year

Blood donation: For some, it’s a mission; for others, a way to save lives

June 27, 2018 9:25 am

Maharashtra was recognised for the highest blood collection in the country, said Dr Poornima Rao. The state has 332 registered blood banks, 28 of them in Pune, which saw about two lakh blood units collected last year.

Facebook launches blood donations centre for 217 mn Indian users

June 14, 2018 4:18 pm

Facebook is also running a campaign through the month of June to encourage people to donate blood and educate people about the process of donating blood.

Blood Pressure

April 12, 2019 11:44 am

Blood banks operating without licences, lack of an advanced screening test and a regulatory body struggling with staff crunch — blood transfusion in the capital needs a shot in the arm. Indian Express reports.

US Democrats urge an end to curbs on blood donations from gay men

June 14, 2016 7:48 am

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.