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Jan 01, 2020
Everything you need to know about blood donationAn estimate suggests that out of every five Indians, one does not want to donate blood out of fear or danger to the body.
Jun 14, 2019
World Blood Donation Day: India must make separation of blood components mandatory to reduce wastageIndia 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
Dec 31, 2018
19-year-old man from Tamil Nadu, who unknowingly donated HIV-positive blood to pregnant woman in Sattur, commits suicideThe 19-year-old recently found out that he was HIV positive during a routine medical examination part of a visa application process. He immediately informed authorities about recently having donated blood, which was then traced to the Sattur hospital where a 24-year-old pregnant woman from Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district was transfused the blood.
Jun 14, 2018
World Blood Donor Day: India 60 tankers short of blood in 2016-17; Bihar, Uttar Pradesh worst afflictedIndia fell short of 1.9 million units of blood in 2016-17, that could have aided more than 320,000 heart surgeries or 49,000 organ transplants.
May 30, 2018
Bihar Muslim man breaks Roza to channel spirit of Ramzan, saves two newborns' lives by donating bloodIt is the third such case within 10 days when a Muslim man broke fast to save a life by donating blood.
Oct 04, 2017
Las Vegas attack aftermath: People line up at blood donation centres; mood sombre at Mandalay BayAs Las Vegas is trying recuperating from the attack on an open-air country music concert, the somber mood is more pronounced at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
Sep 28, 2017
Facebook to introduce new feature to help connect blood donors, patients and hospitalsOnce signed up, Facebook Blood donors will be notified, if a particular blood type is needed in a specific area.
Sep 15, 2015
Eid holiday will not be cancelled, says Rajasthan govt on blood donation drive on Deendayal Upadhyay's birth anniversaryRajasthan government today clarified that it has not cancelled the holiday on September 25, the tentative date for Eid al-Adha, for its blood donation drive to mark the birth anniversary of Jan Sangh ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay.
Apr 30, 2015
New research could transform different blood groups into one universal typeResearchers have created an enzyme that could transform all donated blood into a universal type and can be given to any patient.
Oct 01, 2012
Vodafone India launches SMS service for blood donationVodafone India has launched an SMS service to enable subscribers to find blood donors or to become donors.