PM asks youth to take lead in blood donation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for raising awareness about the importance of blood donation and asked his "young friends " to take lead in this.

Only 2 percent more Indians donating blood will address shortage

Despite being a country with a population of 1.2 billion, India faces a blood shortage of 3 million units. The problem can be addressed if an additional two percent of Indians donated blood, health experts say.

Re-build society with safe blood transfusion: AK Walia

Delhi Health Minister AK Walia Friday said every blood donor is a hero, and urged volunteers to re-build the society with safe blood transfusion.

World Blood Donor Day: Poor health reduces women blood donors in India

While the overall number of blood donors in India has grown over the years, women constitute only a tiny 10 percent share owing to health problems like pernicious anaemia and low haemoglobin levels or being underweight.

`Summer vacations bring drought in blood banks`

Most of Delhi`s blood banks face a shortage particularly from April to August, as many of these rely on student donors.

`India faces huge blood donation deficit`

India faces a whopping blood deficit of approximately 30-35 per cent annually.

`India faces huge blood donation deficit`

India faces a whopping blood deficit of approximately 30-35 per cent annually.

World Blood Donor Day- save a life

As nations across the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day today, the 14th June, the main objective is to create awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, not forgetting to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving and compassionate gifts of blood.

World Blood Donor Day- save a life

As nations across the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day today, the 14th June, the main objective is to create awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, not forgetting to thank voluntary unpaid blood donors for their life-saving and compassionate gifts of blood.

Meghalaya to observe World Blood Donor Day

For safe and continuous supply of blood, every year June 14 is observed as World Blood Donor Day.