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World Blood Donation Day: India must make separation of blood components mandatory to reduce wastage
India

World Blood Donation Day: India must make separation of blood components mandatory to reduce wastage

India has less than one percent blood reserve, yet a lot of donated blood is wasted due to poor practices and lack of awareness on componentisation

Facebook to introduce new feature to help connect blood donors, patients and hospitals
News & Analysis

Facebook to introduce new feature to help connect blood donors, patients and hospitals

Once signed up, Facebook Blood donors will be notified, if a particular blood type is needed in a specific area.

Odisha agricultural university plans to set up blood bank for cattle, seeks govt nod
India

Odisha agricultural university plans to set up blood bank for cattle, seeks govt nod

Odisha is all set to become the first state in the country to have a blood bank for the cattle.

Patients get HIV in Assam hospital after blood transfusion, panic spreads
India

Patients get HIV in Assam hospital after blood transfusion, panic spreads

Many patients who were administered blood from the same blood bank fear the worst.