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Watch out for these - Factors that disqualify you from donating blood

Watch out for these - Factors that disqualify you from donating blood

Men can donate safely once in every three months while women can donate every four months.

Jun 14, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
#WorldBloodDonorDay: What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often.

#WorldBloodDonorDay: What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often.

This year, the World Health organisation (WHO) is emphasising on blood donation in emergencies. Becuase no-one knows when disaster will strike. But every disaster has victims, and many victims need blood. 

Jun 14, 2017, 10:17 AM IST
World Blood Donor Day: Few things to keep in mind before donating blood

World Blood Donor Day: Few things to keep in mind before donating blood

Blood is an important resource, both for planned treatments and urgent interventions.

Jun 13, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

16,000 policemen donate blood to overcome shortage in Bengal

The Chief Minister had earlier urged police personnel and her party Trinamool Congress workers to organise voluntary blood donation camps in the city and across districts to meet the shortage of blood in hospitals.

May 27, 2017, 23:02 PM IST

To expand footprint, BJP now looks to ''blood bonds''

Mohit Dubey /IANS

May 10, 2017, 14:09 PM IST
Blood donations in China rise by over 6 percent

Blood donations in China rise by over 6 percent

The report revealed that last year also saw continued drops in blood wastage and better blood quality due to to improved tests and quality control system.

Apr 17, 2017, 00:14 AM IST
Soldier donates blood, saves woman in Kashmir after getting WhatsApp message for it

Soldier donates blood, saves woman in Kashmir after getting WhatsApp message for it

A soldier in north Kashmir on Tuesday saved a woman's life by donating rare B negative group blood after a WhatsApp message was received for it.

Jan 24, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

Blood donation – The noblest way to lose weight!

Donating your blood could mean helps you lose weight as well as reduce your risks for serious illnesses.

Jun 14, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

How much do you know about blood donation? Take the quiz here!

But, are we aware of some basic rules and tips such as - can anyone donate blood, can you pick up an infection? 

Jun 14, 2016, 10:01 AM IST

World Blood Donor Day: Donate blood, share life!

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on June 14 every year by the people in many countries. The theme of this year's World Blood Donor Day is 'Blood connects us all'.

Jun 14, 2016, 09:31 AM IST

Orlando gay men angry they can`t donate blood after massacre

Homosexual men in Orlando are eager to join in the rush of solidarity by donating blood for those victims still clinging to life.

Jun 14, 2016, 03:47 AM IST

Five reasons why is it important for you to donate blood!

Giving your blood could mean saves a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its components.

Jun 13, 2016, 12:48 PM IST
Kollam temple fire: RSS volunteers throng hospital to donate blood for victims; pictures go viral

Kollam temple fire: RSS volunteers throng hospital to donate blood for victims; pictures go viral

The pictures of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers waiting outside hospital to donate blood for Kollam's Puttingal temple fire victims have gone viral on various social media platforms.

Apr 11, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

Meet the lifesaver from Hyderabad who donated blood 111 times

Meet the lifesaver from Hyderabad who has donated blood 111 times.

Dec 18, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

Over 350 donate blood on National Doctors Day in Delhi

Over 350 people, including 250 doctors, on Wednesday donated blood as part of blood donation camps organised to mark the National Doctors Day in the national capital.

Jul 01, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

Indian diplomat develops blood donation database in UAE

A diplomat with the Indian consulate in Dubai has developed an online database of blood donors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said on Sunday.

Jun 14, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

World Blood Donor Day: Save a life; give freely, give often!

Safe blood supplies are still a scarce commodity especially in developing countries despite about 92 million yearly blood donations worldwide!

Jun 14, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

Blood bank network to be digitised: Govt

Government will explore the possibility of establishing a mechanism where people can check online the availability of required blood groups in blood banks across the country, Health Minister J P Nadda told Lok Sabha on Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

Gift a life: Be a bone marrow donor

You can help save a life by donating bone marrow.

Nov 28, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

'Newly' donated blood better for heart surgery

Heart surgery patients receiving newly donated blood have significantly fewer post-operative complications than those who received blood donated more than two weeks before their surgery, found a research.

Oct 27, 2014, 17:43 PM IST