Blood Donation
West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Sisters’ birthday party with gift of life

Move over, flashy birthday parties at food courts of malls and banquet halls. A couple in West Burdwan’s Jhanjra celebrated their two daughters’ birthdays at a blood bank. Parents Saugata ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 20.09.20

School responds to blood crisis

A school in central Calcutta responded to the crisis of blood in the city during the pandemic and organised a blood donation camp on Sunday. More than 50 people turned up at Chowringhee High School t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.09.20

Donor of rare blood rushes at night, saves patient’s leg

A man in his mid-40s hitched a motorcycle ride late on Wednesday and came all the way from Bally in Howrah to SSKM Hospital to donate two units of Bombay blood, a rare type, for a patient who was awai...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Donate blood, says cancer hospital

The reserves are constantly depleting and on Thursday, the institute had just seven units of B-positive and two units of A-positive in its blood bank. This newspaper had on Monday reported that a sha...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.20

Interfaith blood camp held to boost bonds

An interfaith organisation in Murshidabad’s Behrampore on Tuesday organised a blood donation camp where leading figures of four religions donated blood to spread a message against divisive polit...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Residents organise blood donation camps

With blood banks drying up during the pandemic, residents of New Town have come together to organise a series of blood donation camps in the residential complexes and blocks across the township.With b...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.08.19

JSACS vehicle woes hit blood collection

Jharkhand State Aids Control Society’s only mobile blood collection vehicle, which was being used to organise blood donation camps on wheels since 2010, has been out of service for the last 20 days....
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.04.20

Alarm rings out over blood stock at RIMS

The RIMS blood bank is reeling under acute crisis of blood, hospital sources said on Saturday.A RIMS official, who spoke under cover of anonymity, said that as on Friday only 35 units of blood were av...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.19

Blood donors to the rescue

As the crisis at the state-run Patliputra Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) blood bank continued , patients’ attendants arranged blood and many donors turned up to the hospital on their own accord...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

Doctors give blood to tide over shortage

Doctors, nurses, students and employees of SSKM Hospital donated blood on Thursday to replenish the stock of their blood bank.SSKM and other government hospitals in Calcutta is running short of blood ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


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