While voluntary blood donation camps are improving in terms of their adherence to national and global standards are concerned, a major area which continues to remain neglected is that of donor counselling. Most blood banks do not have a trained counsellor to attend the drives and even those who take up the responsibility lack the necessary focus and skill.
August 2014, Vol 4, Issue 8
Iron chelation is an important and very costly part of thalassemia management. Over last 3 years we have been monitoring and helping make better the chelation therapy for children with thalassemia. We share here the common mistakes which often go unnoticed.
India is the world’s biggest provider of cheap and affordable medicines to developing world. Of course, most countries don't like that!
Let us see what May had in store for us at Sankalp.
16 camps were organized in the month of June collecting 1171 units of blood.
Prolonged blood transfusion therapy and anemia can cause cardiac problems. Cardiac problems contribute significantly to mortality and poor quality of life for thalassemia patients.