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Patients’ lives hang in balance as platelet shortage hits Srikakulam

Unwilling to take the risk of waiting, most of the patients in need of platelet transfusion are being referred to hospitals in Visakhapatnam.

published on : 26th September 2018

Government hospitals say no, jawans go private to donate blood

Nilgiri-based jawans have been forced to look for private hospitals to which they can donate their blood as blood banks of district hospitals are reportedly almost full and the Coimbatore MCH.

published on : 11th September 2018

Private blood banks fleece patients as dengue cases rise

They are creating an artificial shortage of blood platelets in Krishna district and reportedly charging between Rs 6,000 and Rs10,000 for a unit.

published on : 26th August 2018

Blood banks running dry in Andhra Pradesh, but 2,000 units discarded per year

Despite the shortage, as many as 2,000 units of blood are discarded in the state per year due to improper management.

published on : 24th March 2018