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Jharkhand: State govt announces 4-day special leave for blood donors

The state government of Jharkhand, India, has announced a special 4-day paid leave to the blood donor for donating blood. In order to curb the acute shortage and to promote the blood donation drive in the state, the government has taken this decision. In order to give a major boost to the blood donation drive […]

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Midnight saviour: IPS officer donates blood, saves pregnant mother

It was around 11 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, Shabana Sayeed, an expectant mother, who was in the thirties, was rushed to the civil hospital in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. Shabana was experiencing labour pains, and her condition was worsening with each passing minute. Shabana was admitted to the hospital, but, the doctors said they need ‘A’ […]

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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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