Blood donation is a voluntary procedure that can help save the lives of others. There are several types of blood donation, which help meet different medical needs. Any person Male or Female can Donate who are in Good Health 18-60 yrs old and fulfills Donor selection Criteria made mandatory by regulatory authorities & WHO
Whole blood donation
This is the most common type of blood donation, during which you donate about a pint of whole blood. The blood is then separated into its components — red cells, plasma, platelets.
Apheresis: During apheresis, you are hooked up to a machine that can collect and separate blood components, including red cells, plasma, platelets, and return unused components back to the donor.
Platelet donation (plateletpheresis) collects only platelets — the cells that help stop bleeding by clumping and forming plugs (clotting) in blood vessels.
Donated platelets are commonly given to people with leukemia, people receiving chemotherapy and babies with severe infections.
Plasma donation (plasmapheresis) collects the liquid portion of the blood (plasma). Plasma helps blood clot and contains proteins and other substances, such as electrolytes, that help the body function normally.
Plasma is commonly given to people with liver conditions, burns and severe bacterial infections in their blood.,as Plasma Exchange in Certain diseases with auto-antibodies.
In Corona pandemic Convelescent Plasma is collected 28 days after recovery from Corona 19 patients who are asymptomatic & have Covid-19 antibodies in their plasma.
Blood / Component Donors
Blood Donors are Equivalent to those who are working in Critical Medical Institutions in current situation.
Voluntary donors are contributing immeasurably to public Health of our Nation.
Maintaining adequate Blood Supply in Blood Bank is of Vital importance to needy Patients & Blood Bank cannot Survive without the Support of valuable Blood Donors like you all whoever is eligible & between 18-60 yrs of Age in Good Health.
All over the world Millions of people need blood transfusions each year. Some may need blood during surgery. Others depend on it after an accident or because they have a disease that requires blood componentsBlood & components are needed to patients of All ages: Accidents, Pregnant Ladies, All Anaemias-Thallassamia, those battling Cancers, Viral Fevers, Heart Surgeries and other Life Threatening Conditions.
Blood donation makes all of this possible. There is no substitute for human blood — all transfusions use blood from a donor.
About 65-70 %of Blood is collected in outdoor Camps mainly organized by-
4)Special Occasions ( by various NGOs,Trusts, Groups ) like Important National Days ,Festivals,Functions,Birthdays,Anniversaries etc.
5)International Clubs like Lions, Rotary, Giants & Sports clubs.
Walking In Voluntary Blood Donors.
1) Blood Bank services emergency services & Arpan Blood Bank works 24 X 7.
2)Regular Voluntary donors are donating their Blood in the Blood Bank as & when they can manage & take out their time.
3) Even when adequate blood stock is available in Blood Bank often there is a shortage of particular group Blood/Component Walk in Donors who donate in Blood Bank help to cover the Emergency need of the patients as well as for patients Like Thallassemia ( Arpan Thallasemia Society has 314 Thallasemia Patients) who need Blood transfusion at short intervals ,Heart Surgeries and New born babies who need Fresh Blood transfusions.
4) In Urgent Need Blood Bank calls by Telephone to our Regular Donors willing to donate any time & Truly they come forward to help Blood Bank to serve needy patients in Life saving Conditions