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Brother-sister duo tours Maharashtra to create awareness about blood donation

  Metro cities like Mumbai, Pune face the shortage of blood during summers as many people travel outside the city for vacations. In order to motivate people to donate blood, a brother-sister duo from Pune are on a Maharashtra tour to create awareness among people. Snehal and Manesh started their journey on May 02 and […]

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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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#PetDay: Mumbai’s hospital organises animal blood donation camp

On the occasion of the #PetDay, a blood donation camp was organised in an animal hospital, Parel, Mumbai.  Doctors at the animal hospital say in a week one or two injured animals are in dire need of blood.  However, due to the non-availability of the blood, pets end up losing their lives, and to save them, blood […]

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SBTC directs blood banks in Maha to report amount of blood collected at camps

The State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) has issued a notice to all the blood banks in Maharashtra, to report about blood donation camp and a number of unit blood collected by them Every single drop of blood plays an important role when it comes to saving a life. But, due to various factors every year […]

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Apollo Hospital hosts blood donation camp on Independence Day

A blood donation camp was help in Navi Mumbai to mark Independence Day. This camp was attended by 65 people. Most of the donors, were youngsters who had recently completed 18 years of age. This was the first time that they donated blood. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Nilesh Kadam from Apollo Hospital’s Community Connect […]

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Blood donation is my duty to mankind,’ say Mumbai police constable

‘Blood donation is my duty to mankind,’ say Mumbai police constable

Meet Mumbai Police Constable Balraj Salokhe, since 2008, he has played an active role towards blood donation. The 42-year-old has donated blood for at least 20 times. He was recently felicitated by the Maharashtra Police force for his contribution towards helping save lives through this small, yet, noble gesture. He was commended by Atul Chandra […]

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