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
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
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.
November 24, 2019 5:10 pm
These may seem like a stretch, but they are actually proven to be useful.
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.
September 08, 2018 4:42 am
Trial flights begin for start-up that aims to deliver medical supplies in remote areas by next year
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 01, 2016 5:00 pm