For those patients who have related fully HLA matched donors (apart from siblings), does the relationship with the donor influence the outcome?
Message by a Regular Voluntary Blood, Platelets and Bone Marrow Donor on the National Voluntary Blood Donor Day
Mr Chandrakanth Acharya is a voluntary blood donor and a donor motivator who is close to completing 100 donations with 32 single donor pl
Rakta Kranti – the Blood Revolution movement of Sankalp has a special program for school children aimed at sensitizing the young minds towards blood donation.
The following is the experience shared by a student volunteer from Ammucare charitable trust after the blood donation camp organised at Mantri Espana on 29th July 2017.
Celebration for the completion of 50 transplants at our Sankalp-People Tree Centre for Paediatric BMT
Whenever someone asks about the vision for our thalassemia centres – we mention we hope to close them one day!
The second meeting of the Sankalp Cure2Children Network was held on 21-22 September 2017 at Ahmedabad.
Sankalp took birth in a hostel room - bringing to an end a tormenting helplessness which arose when a person lost his life waiting for blood in Bangalore. The young organisation took baby steps in the common spaces of the college premises after the regular college hours.
Though Pooja was the first child in the family of Gopal bhai and Jasu ben, Khushi brought more happiness to the family as one can always find a sweet smile on her small
My heartfelt thanks to all who supported and guided me to participate in one of the prestigious conferences for nurses, The APHON Annual Conference in Palm Springs, California, U
In August 2017, Team Sankalp crossed 2 major milestones.
This Independence Day brought a new cheer and new hope to the coastal city of Mangalore.
Hemoglobin test is a very important factor to determine whether the donors, whether male or female are fit to donate blood. Drugs & Cosmetic Act permit blood banks to collect blood only when the donor has a minimum hemoglobin level of 12.5 gm/dl. That means no blood bank should take blood from the donors who has hemoglobin less than 12.5 gm/dl.
14-15 July 2017, Bangalore
“Sankalp”- A solemn vow of sheer hard work, determination, passion, vision and persistence to ensure that no individual ever dies due to lack of blood and to promote 100% Voluntary Blood Donation. A group of young students, who took this vow on 23rd May, 2003, have come a long way to celebrate the spirit of 1000 Voluntary Blood Donation Drives on 12th July, 2017.