Blood donation is one of the most pious services to humanity. Expert studies have shown that donating blood not just benefits the recipient but the donor as well. It helps the latter in reducing stress, improving emotional and physical health and provides a person with the sense of belonging.
The countrywide mega voluntary blood donation drive under 'Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav' was kickstarted by Union Minister for Health Mansukh Mandaviya by donating blood at a camp at Safdarjung Hospital.
As online fraudsters are targetting helpless people in need of blood for their ailing relatives, Odisha Health Minister has assured that stern action will be taken against those involved in the crime.
Koraput: Staying true to the Hippocratic Oath in which a doctor pledges to uphold the highest ethical standards that their profession demands, Bhupati Bhusan Jena, a medicine specialist in Koraput District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) has set an example. According to reports, one Mani Golari (27) of Doraguda village of Boipariguda tehsil in the district was […]
Cuttack: In a bid to promote voluntary blood donation among people, two newly-wed couples donated blood by organising a blood donation camp to inspire relatives and others in Daraghapatna area of Cuttack on Wednesday. Sai Prakash, son of Pramod Behera, got married to Pranati and the couple organised the blood donation camp on their marriage […]
New Delhi: More than six million people in India have signed up as blood donors on Facebook’s “blood donations feature” , making it the largest online blood registry in the country, a company executive said on Thursday. “We are part of the team at Facebook that is focused on building safe and supportive communities. […]
Kolkata: West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress would hold political workers’ meet in every block and organise blood donation camps to mark the completion of the first year of its second term of office, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Friday. Banerjee, also the Trinamool chief, said the blood donation camps would be organised from May […]
Cuttack: As summer season approaches, the concern of parents having thalassemia patients mounts. ?Volunteers do not turn up to donate blood during summer and the Red Cross Blood bank finds it difficult to meet the demands of some 400 thalassemia patients currently undergoing treatment here?, says Ratan Sinha, a voluntary blood donor of repute in […]
Berhampur: He might be just a man but he is no less than a messiah for one. For Milli (name changed), Rourkela resident Dillip Ranjan Barik was ‘God Sent’ when he donated his rare blood to save her life. According to sources, Milli, a resident of Patrapur area in Ganjam district had successfully given birth […]
Berhampur: Indian marriages are mostly grand-affairs during which special rituals are conducted over a period to complete the ceremony. But a couple from Ganjam district decided to defy all the traditional rituals and tied the knot by taking pledge of allegiance to the Constitution. Going beyond the limitations imposed on the basis of caste, creed […]
Berhampur: With an aim to boost police-public relationship, Berhampur Police on Thursday launched ‘Utsarga,’ a people-oriented programme under which cops will donate blood to the needy patients. Police reportedly launched the ‘Utsarga’ initiative at MKCG Medical College and Hospital to donate blood to patients during emergency. On this occasion, four helpline numbers (7735000018, 9439771611, 9438170354 […]
Bhubaneswar: The first organisational meeting of ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’, a social service initiative aimed at encouraging environmental protection, blood donation and the welfare of people in distress was chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today. Under the ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’ programme, party leaders will dedicate themselves to protect the environment and undertake extensive planting of […]
Cuttack: In bid to ensure no shortage of blood during COVID-19 pandemic, a seven-day blood donation camp will be launched in Cuttack on Monday under ‘Odisha Mo Paribar’ initiative. Speaking to the media, convenor of Mo Paribar, Arup Patnaik said, “Blood banks usually witness shortage during summer. So, there is a need to ensure no […]