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Bikers On A Mission Bridging Plasma Donors With Covid Patients

May 14, 2021 Intifada P Basheer

A Delhi-based motorcycle club is working to build India’s biggest blood donor database

At Least 63 Districts In India Are Without Blood Banks

Feb 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The 63 districts include 14 from Arunachal Pradesh, 5 each from Assam and Bihar, 12 from Manipur, 7 from Meghalaya, and 9 from Nagaland. 


Donate Stem Cells And Give A Blood Cancer Patient A Second Shot At Life

Most of the blood cancer patients require a blood stem cell transplant to survive, especially those who cannot be treated with chemotherapy.

India Must Address The Issue Of Access To Safe Blood On Priority

Dec 05, 2020 Amar Patnaik

Blood donor base has shrunk owing to cancellation of blood donation drives because crowding fears over Covid-19 and lack of mobility and motivation in general.


Legislation Vital In Ensuring Access To Safe Blood

According to reports, India has a shortage of 1.9 million units of blood. The Covid-19 lockdown has further aggravated the blood shortage situation in the country.

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17 April, 2020

Amid COVID-19 Lockdown, Police Bar Blood Donors From Reaching Hospital

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Amid the lockdown, blood donors in several cities complained that police do not allow them to get to hospitals to help the patients who are in dire need of blood.


30 August, 2017

'Brain Dead' Noida Resident Saves Three Life By Donating His Organs

Outlook Web Bureau

On Tuesday, Ramnath Thakur was declared “brain dead” by doctors. But he donated his liver, both kidneys and cornea to three donors, saving their life.



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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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