April 2016, Volume 6 Issue 4

News and Updated for March 2016

Here are the events and updates from the month of March.

sankalp Mon, 18-Apr-2016 - 15:14
State level Consultation on Status of Thalassemia and Other Hemoglobinopthies in Karnataka organised

"State level Consultation on Status of Thalassemia and Other Hemoglobinopthies in Karnataka" was organised by Sankalp India Foundation with the major thalassemia centers in Bangalore as co-hosts on 9th of March 2016 at Rashtrotthana Parishat, Bengaluru.

sankalp Mon, 18-Apr-2016 - 15:07
Bulk transfer of blood between blood banks of all sectors permitted by NBTC

World bank data on maternal mortality shows that even in 2011-2015 we had 174 in every 100,000[1] women dying because of pregnancy related causes. We contribute to the highest number of maternal deaths globally and stand at the 127th position in the world on maternal mortality ratio.

sankalp Mon, 18-Apr-2016 - 14:59
“SAVE BLOOD, SAVE LIVES” - Role of Rationalizing Blood Use in achieving 100% Voluntary Blood Donation

sankalp Mon, 18-Apr-2016 - 14:52
When nine families began their journey towards cure

23rd March Bangalore

sankalp Mon, 18-Apr-2016 - 14:47
From transfusions to transplant - how a five-year-old girl defeated Thalassemia
Rupavathi is a little more than five years old. She lived with her family in a small village near Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu. Her father worked as a coolie who helped in mason work locally. Her mother was a house wife. Rupavathi was diagnosed with thalassemia when she was one year old. The local doctor referred her to the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health in Bengaluru.
souravroy Thu, 14-Apr-2016 - 15:23