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Keeping rising dengue cases in mind, Pune railway station to organise blood donation camp

With the rising dengue cases in Pune, the hospitals need more SDP donations (platelet donations). Platelets are high in demand as they help in building the patient’s immune system. But with the festive season about to start, the blood and platelet donations go down. Considering these things, for the first time, the Pune railway department […]

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#DonateBlood: Over 21 years, voluntary blood donation increased from 47% to 99%

National Voluntary Blood Donation Day is celebrated on 1st October in India every year. The theme for this year’s National Voluntary Blood Donation Day is – “At least Donate Once In A Lifetime”. In Mumbai, 3.12 lakh blood units were collected through 1,950 blood donation camp during 2018-19. Mumbai Districts AIDS Control Society is celebrating […]

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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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Summer vacations: Tackle blood shortage, appeals SBTC

There is always a significant, on-going need for blood. Because, there is no substitute for human blood, the generosity of blood donors helps to ensure that we maintain an adequate supply for our patients. After KEM Hospital, Kandivali’s BMC run Shatabdi Hospital is facing blood shortage of A positive and AB positive blood groups. Now, […]

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Sion Hospital organises blood donation camp, amidst blood shortage in Mumbai

Sion Hospital organises blood donation camp, amidst blood shortage in Mumbai

Mumbai is currently facing an acute shortage of blood. City blood bank officials, last week said, they are witnessing a drop in blood donors due to the lack of blood donation camps. In a positive turn of events, the Mumbai Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) organised a blood donation camp in Sion Hospital that was […]

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