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Sankalp India Foundation recognized at the Spirit of Humanity Awards 2016.

Spirit of Humanity is a national level platform for collaboration, capacity building and recognition within the social sector in India. Spirit of Humanity Awards is an initiative by Americares India to recognize and reward the Best NGOs in varied impact sectors to identify and honor excellence by NGOs working for the underprivileged.

Mismanagement, suffering and exploitations continues even when blood donors are available in plenty

August was a month of plenty in Bangalore - at least as far as blood is concerned. Unfortunately, still several blood donation camps are not carefully planned keeping in mind the demand of blood. When the colleges reopen after the summer vacation, there are several institutions who express desire to conduct camps. Most blood banks just choose to take up the opportunity to collect rather than engage with the organizers and attempt to better schedule the dates.

Rural Development Trust and Sankalp India Foundation - together to fight thalassemia

On a lazy Sunday morning, a team of doctors, staff nurses and patient coordinators from Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli, Ananthpur, Andhra Pradesh embarked upon a journey of 200 km to Bangalore. They spent the good part of the day visiting the thalassemia care facilities organised by Sankalp India Foundation in Bangalore.

More than 1000 units of blood units being made available for thalassemia patients each month

Last month we cross the 1000 mark for the number of blood units being transfused to patients suffering from thalassemia across the state of Karnataka. We must congratulate Rashtrotthana Blood Bank- Bangalore, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health-Bangalore and K L E Society Hospital and Medical Research Centre Blood bank for ensuring continued supply of safe and voluntarily donated blood for each of our patients completely free of cost.

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