While most blood banks cater to patients in a radius of 10 km to 20 km, a Bengaluru-based NGO, Sankalp India Foundation, is supplying
Ram Ajoor, 60, a migrant running a pan shop in Ludhiana came to CMCH with anaemia and complications due to diabetes on Wednesday.
BENGALURU: Aditya Hegde, 34, the Bengalurean who was in the news recently for saving a pregnant woman in Chennai by donating blood, was unaware about the rarity of his group — Bombay blood group — till 2003.
HH Blood Group, also called Bombay phenotype, is a rare blood group which only one out of 10,000 Indians has. It is called the Bombay blood group because it was discovered in Mumbai (then Bombay) in 1952 by Dr Y M Bhende.
Bengaluru man with rare blood group becomes donor for pregnant woman in Chennai, ensures a safe childbirth
CHENNAI: An overnight train journey from Bengaluru by 34-year-old finance professional Aditya Hegde helped a 21-year-old woman in a Chennai hospital give safe birth to a baby girl on Tuesday.
Aditya Hegde was born with a very rare blood group, HH negative, which is found in one in 10,000 Indians.
With a blood group so rare, Aditya has selflessly given his blood to those in need of it—55 times in the past 17 years!
The Kottayam couple found out that Agnus had the rare blood group only when she was admitted for delivery.
It is estimated that only 4 per million people have it in the world.
BENGALURU: Two units of the rare Bombay Blood Group, stored in a Davanagere blood bank, has traveled miles to Myanmar via a courier and saved the life of a 34-year-old woman who underwent a heart surgery.