There are an estimated 110,000 medical labs in India. Just under one percent of these are even accredited.
We share the story of 6 blood requests which were handled between 17th Jan and 2nd Feb 2020 by Sankalp's Emergency Team.
29 Jan 2019 Press Information Bureau - Government of India: The Union Cabinet has approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termi
Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Society of Hyderabad is the single largest centre dedicated to care of patients from hemoglobinopathies in India.
April is a busy month at Sankalp India Foundation(SIF). This is the time when SIF reviews the work that the organisation has done in the past 1 year and lays out strategy for the year to come. Sankalp operates through teams which focus on different areas of the organisation's work. There is an emergency team, a team for the helpline, a team for thalassemia and so on.
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.
Prolonged blood transfusion therapy and anemia can cause cardiac problems. Cardiac problems contribute significantly to mortality and poor quality of life for thalassemia patients.