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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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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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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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After KEM, Shatabdi Hospital faces blood shortage

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. The shortage in the blood bank is could be linked to the vacations where schools and colleges are shut. And the […]

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