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World Sickle Cell Awareness Day 2020: All you need to know about the haemoglobin disorder affecting normal blood flow, its symptoms and treatment
Health

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day 2020: All you need to know about the haemoglobin disorder affecting normal blood flow, its symptoms and treatment

In 2008, the UN General Assembly designated 19 June to be observed as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day globally to recognise sickle cell disease as a public health problem.

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

Botched blood transfusion: Medical team visits Sivakasi hospital to probe medical negligence days after woman contracts HIV
India

Botched blood transfusion: Medical team visits Sivakasi hospital to probe medical negligence days after woman contracts HIV

Days after a pregnant woman contracted HIV after allegedly being transfused contaminated blood supplied by a blood bank here, a five-member medical team from Chennai visited the Sivakasi government hospital Friday for conducting a probe into the medical negligence

Madras HC takes suo motu cognisance of woman contracting HIV after transfusion in Tamil Nadu, seeks report by 3 January
India

Madras HC takes suo motu cognisance of woman contracting HIV after transfusion in Tamil Nadu, seeks report by 3 January

On 3 December, a woman visited the Sattur government hospital for antenatal checks where she was advised blood transfusion as she was anaemic. Four days after the procedure, it came to light that the blood transfused was HIV positive and was negligently labelled safe by the hospital's lab technicians

Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion; one dismissed, two suspended over incident
India

Tamil Nadu: Pregnant woman contracts HIV after blood transfusion; one dismissed, two suspended over incident

The Tamil Nadu government said it was making all efforts to prevent the impact of the HIV virus on the woman, and stocks in all blood banks would be reviewed to ensure that such incidents did not recur.

Drones could be used for transporting blood for transfusion in hospitals in rural areas, says study
News & Analysis

Drones could be used for transporting blood for transfusion in hospitals in rural areas, says study

Not just pizzas or groceries, drones can one day transport blood for transfusion to hospitals in rural areas -- while keeping it safe and intact -- in less time.

World AIDS Day: Faulty blood transfusions behind 14,774 HIV cases in India
Life

World AIDS Day: Faulty blood transfusions behind 14,774 HIV cases in India

Over the last seven years, 14,474 cases of HIV through blood transfusion have been reported in India even as the state governments and the central health ministry deny the crisis or are clueless

Guwahati: Child tests HIV-positive after blood transfusion
India

Guwahati: Child tests HIV-positive after blood transfusion

A three-and-half-year-old child, who was being treated for burn injuries at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), allegedly contracted HIV positive virus after transfusion of blood.

New technique for quick blood test results could help emergency patients
Life

New technique for quick blood test results could help emergency patients

In a boon for trauma and emergency transplant patients, a new revolutionary technique promises to give results of complex blood tests in just 10 minutes

Four persons die of reactions after blood transfusion in West Bengal
India

Four persons die of reactions after blood transfusion in West Bengal

Four people have died of reactions post blood transfusion in the past four days at the Durgapur Steel Plant Hospital in West Bengal, an official said on Monday.

Gujarat HC orders CBI probe into HIV-infected children's case
India

Gujarat HC orders CBI probe into HIV-infected children's case

The Gujarat High Court today ordered a CBI inquiry in a case where 23 children suffering from thalassemia contracted HIV, allegedly during the routine blood transfusion.