Blood Wastage in India

In 2016-17 alone, over 6.57 lakh units of blood and its products were discarded.

Source:  The Times of India


Mumbai’s Bhabha Hospital wasted 350 litres of blood in 5 years, RTI reveals – The Times of India

Experts have said while wastage of a few units was a norm in most blood banks, the hospital’s blood bank has been discarding between 17-32% of blood that is collected annually over the years. (Source: Times of India)

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