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Hrithik Roshan says donating blood 'good for donor health'; experts elucidate

February 18, 2022 5:51 pm

"Remember that everytime you donate blood, the most important life you are saving is your own," said Dr C Shivaram, consultant and head, transfusion medicine.

Here's why it is important to know your pet's blood group

September 21, 2021 5:18 pm

Blood donation in pets has existed for years, but because of the unavailability of resources and a general lack of knowledge, it has taken a backseat

Israel eases restrictions on blood donations by gay men

August 19, 2021 6:02 pm

Until Thursday, men seeking to donate blood in Israel were asked whether they had same-sex relations in the past 12 months, a category that would disqualify them from giving.

Pune: Blood banks face acute shortage, scarcity of donors

July 07, 2021 8:48 am

Vaccinations, especially for age group of 18 to 44, have picked up in the city. Those who receive the jab, however, have to wait for 14 days to donate blood. Moreover, from June 21, vaccinations were made free of cost at government-run centres.

Chennai: Blood banks, hospitals see fewer donors amid pandemic as blood donation camps remain suspended

July 06, 2021 2:58 pm

Hospitals and blood banks in Chennai stated that with fewer accidents being reported and planned surgeries being rescheduled due to Covid-19, the demand for blood donations has come down. Donors are given a call only during emergencies these days.

Donating blood in the pandemic: Find out everything about doing it safely

June 23, 2021 1:15 pm

If a person is experiencing fever or sore throat, they must report it before considering blood donation, a doctor advises

Covid-19 and blood donation: All your questions answered

June 13, 2021 7:54 pm

"Based on the history of a blood donor to Covid-19 infection, individuals should defer donating blood for 28 days from the day of discharge/isolation and complete recovery from the disease including radiological and virological clearance.," said Dr Richa Agarwal

World Blood Donor Day: 5 benefits of donating blood you must know about

June 13, 2021 7:09 pm

"Many times, patients suffering from life-threatening conditions can be saved by blood donation. But, it must also be known that blood donation not only helps save lives, but it also has certain health benefits for the donor as well," said Dr Sandeep Jassal

A person cannot donate blood for 28 days after taking last jab of COVID vaccine: order

March 21, 2021 5:38 pm

The order was issued by NBTC director Dr Sunil Gupta on March 5.

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