January 2015, Vol 5, Issue 1

Comfortable with replacement - who needs voluntary blood donation?

Despite being an institution of repute and a medical hub in the southern part of Bangalore city, their views towards voluntary blood donation are unfortunate.

sankalp Sat, 17-Jan-2015 - 21:23
Sundays - the days of hopes

It was around July last year when we decided to put laziness behind and initiate the Sunday get-together for Thalassemia. There was a situation where several parents wanted to meet us and have discussions about various issues faced by their children.

sankalp Sat, 17-Jan-2015 - 21:19
Challenges with Voluntary Platelet Apheresis

When Sankalp got it's first request for platelet apheresis, little was known and understood about the procedure. We got the volunteers to donate platelets first and then gradually made progress towards educating the regular blood donors as well as building the country's first voluntary platelet database.

sankalp Sat, 17-Jan-2015 - 21:08