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Blood Donation In India, Where To Donate?


Blood Donation is very much essential in India.

Per Hour Hospitals receive at-least one call for blood donation in India.

But despite having 130 crores of population , There are Very less donors of Blood which is resulting in Scarcity.

So People who are enthusiastic for donating Blood or Hospitals who require blood Follow below provided links.

Blood Shortage

In 2016, while 16 states and UTs faced a shortage of blood supply, 18 had an excess of it.

Generally, Maharashtra, Punjab, and Kerala are the best performers in blood donation, with each state having an excess of blood supply of more than 35%. States like Sikkim, who initially faced a shortfall, had increased availability by 22%, leading to a surplus of 4%.

However, sadly, incidents of wastage of blood units collected are frequent to happen in such states. Shelf life of collected blood is only 30-45 days, which means excess of blood needs to be soon sent to all needy areas.

On the other end of the scale are poor performing states like Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Meghalaya who have struggled to meet their blood requirements by more than 50%.

“There is a large unmet need for more government support, financially, structurally, and through establishment of a regulatory oversight to ensure supply, quality, and safety,” he said.

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