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Coronavirus pandemic poses a challenge to blood stem-cell transplants, donor registration drives
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Coronavirus pandemic poses a challenge to blood stem-cell transplants, donor registration drives

About 30 percent of patients find a sibling match as stem cell donors and the rest 70 percent depend on finding a matching unrelated donor.

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

Bengal govt to come up with 14 new blood banks for rural areas
India

Bengal govt to come up with 14 new blood banks for rural areas

West Bengal government will come up with 14 new blood banks to meet the requirement in rural areas.