Pune witnesses scarcity of blood platelets, records 465 cases of dengue in October

Pune has witnessed the highest number of dengue cases in October this year. As a result of which, the demand for platelets has also increased. However, post-Diwali, all blood banks in Pune have witnessed less platelets donation. Therefore, the blood banks are calling registered donors for donations as there is a scarcity of platelets in […]

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Establish blood banks in districts which need it: Maha govt to SBTC

  With 341 blood banks in Maharashtra, this makes it the state which has the most blood banks. Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have little over 200 banks. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, SBTC Joint Director, Dr Arun Thorat, said, “Most of the banks in Maharashtra are concentrated in cities like Mumbai, which has […]

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How this ‘website’ can be the answer, when it comes to saving your pet’s life

Have you ever heard about blood donation in animals? No right? As a human being, we generally don’t pay attention to this subject. Shockingly, as much as 99% of pet owners would not know that animals, too, can donate blood. We are not aware of this issue due to lack of awareness among the masses […]

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Voluntary blood donation a must during summer months  

Data shows that with people out on vacation during summer, the availability of blood decreases. Experts appeal that more and more people should come ahead to organise blood donation camp and do voluntary blood donation during summer. Ram Bangad, who runs the trust Raktache Nate with a base of thousands of blood donors in Pune, […]

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Man cycles from Kolkata to Mumbai to raise awareness about blood donation

Joydeb Roth had departed from Kolkata on October 05, 2018 and reached Mumbai on December 28. Today, he visited blood banks in KEM and JJ Hospital. He met with the officials of the blood banks. On his journey, he travelled across Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Delhi, Haryana, and eventually reached Mumbai. He has […]

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