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BLOOD IS LIFE

Blood sufficiency is not solely about increasing donations. It is also about using donated blood most effectively. Bloodlink streamlines the sourcing and exchange of blood by connecting all stakeholders on one online platform.

Finding blood is an exhausting process. With almost 2800 blood banks in India, it is also a daunting task. BloodLink connects blood banks together to ensure the right blood gets to where it is most needed.

Finding blood is an exhausting process. With almost 2800 blood banks in India, it is also a daunting task. BloodLink connects blood banks together to ensure the right blood gets to where it is most needed.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What Is Cryoprecipitate? 2017-01-25T16:16:47+00:00

Cryoprecipitate contains clotting proteins from plasma. It is very useful in cases of clinical bleeding during invasive procedure, surgery or trauma.

What is Whole Blood Donation? 2017-01-25T16:16:17+00:00

This is the most common type of donation, whole blood is useful in cases of anaemia, for example as a result of injury, surgery or complication during child birth.

How To Become A Member of Bloodlink? 2017-01-25T16:15:38+00:00

It’s easy, click below to show your support for our goal and start making a difference!

How Much Blood Is Taken Each Time? 2017-01-25T16:14:53+00:00

Blood donors in India would donate only 250 or 350 milliliter of blood, equivalent to a small can of coca cola.

What Is Plasma? 2017-01-25T16:14:03+00:00

Plasma is the fluid part of the blood containing proteins, it helps blood clot. Transfusion of plasma is needed when there’s severe bleeding in the case of surgery, childbirth or trauma.

What Are Platelets? 2017-01-25T16:12:56+00:00

Platelets are a component of blood where the main function is to stop bleeding by clumping and clotting blood vessel injuries. Platelets are particularly useful in cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy or organ transplant patients who have weakened immune systems.

How Often Can I Give Blood? 2017-01-25T16:12:17+00:00

Men can donate whole blood once every 12 weeks and women once every 16 weeks. As for platelets, you may donate as often as once every seven days and up to 24 times a year.

Who Can Give Blood? 2017-01-25T16:11:41+00:00

Most people can give blood. You can give blood if you:

  • Are fit and healthy.
  • Weigh over 50 kg.
  • Are aged between 17 and 66.
  • Are over 70 and have given blood in the last two years.
Why shuould I Give Blood? 2017-01-25T16:08:26+00:00

Each donation takes only an hour of your time but can save three lives. It is an incredibly rewarding experience knowing what you do can save the lives of many.

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