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Blood Donor Day -2021

World Blood Donor Day, an initiative by the World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrated every year on 14 June. This day is celebrated every year to spread awareness about the

PEOPLE CAN DONATE BLOOD 14 DAYS AFTER TAKING A COVID-19 VACCINE

PEOPLE CAN DONATE BLOOD 14 DAYS AFTER TAKING A COVID-19 VACCINE, according to an expert committee set up to review an earlier directive to donate blood only after 28 days. Blood Donation deferral criteria for the vaccine is from 7 to 14 day in most countries.But in India, the authorities had set the deferral period of 28 days after one dose of vaccine.This would have created a major crisis in blood banks as majority of voluntary donors are in the 18 to 44 age group. Now, the NTBC has revised the deferral period to 14 days.

BAGMO Assures safe blood for all

Bagmo – A smart blood bag monitoring system & blood bank information system, developed to assure the quality of each blood bag in a novel and affordable way during the supply chain of blood bag between blood storage centres and mother blood bank. The device will assure end to end documentation and quality of blood bag which will increase the inventory and reduce wastage of precious blood in blood storage centres.