7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

1) We focus more on ‘Blood Donation’ than safeguarding blood. Equal focus needs to be given on protecting donated blood also. According to reports ‘6 lakh litres of blood gets wasted in five years’.

7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

2) We need to encourage investments of private sector in setting up blood banks. This may be covered in Corporate Social Responsibility also, if not done so.

7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

3) We need to make people aware about wastage of blood in blood banks. This way more people and social organizations will come forward to address this issue.

7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

4) We need more co-ordination between hospitals and blood banks.

7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

5) There need to be a central database and system to create a robust supply chain of blood donation, blood storage and blood issue/release to needy ones. According to reports, India faces, on average, a shortfall of 3 million units of blood annually.

7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

6) We should look at use of technology to safeguard blood in blood banks.

7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

7) We need to encourage startups to work in the area of safeguarding blood in the blood banks.

7 Ideas to Improve Blood Banks in India – Save Blood, Save Lives

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