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Donating Blood

The entire procedure, from completing a short medical history to drawing the blood and resting afterward with refreshments, takes less than 10 mintus. Blood donation is safe and painless, and healthy people can donate every 12 weeks (3 months). Indu Blood Bank encourages donors to give every 12 weeks to help maintain a consistent blood supply and so that the community is prepared for any emergency.

Donor Requirements

Basic Eligibility Criteria

1) Age: 18-65 Year
2) Weight: 45kg
3) Frequency of Donation : Once in three months For male and once in four months for female.
4) Heamoglobin Level: greater than or equal to 12.5 gm/dl
5) Blood Pressure: - Systolic: 100-140 mm of Hg
- Diastotic : 60-90 mm of Hg
6) Pulse: 50 - 100 /Minute
7) Temperature: (Afebrile)

You are not eligible if you
1) Vaccination
- Those having received live vaccines e.g. BCG. Small Px, Yellow fever, rabies, et. Must not donate for atleast 3 weeks after vaccination.
- Those having received antisera such as ATS. Gas Gangerene sera or Diptheric Sera should not donate for atleast 4 weeks.

2) Drug therapies: Avoid donation from patients receiving
- Anti- Convulsants
- Anti- Coagulants
- Corticosteroids
- Hypotensive
- Antipyretics

3) Medical Ailments
- Asthma - Permanently Unfit
- Bronchiectasis - Permanently Unfit
- Bronchitis - Fit after recovery
- Cardiovascular disorders - Permanently Unfit
- Chickenpox - Fit after 3 weeks after recovery
- Coronary artery disease - Permanently defer
- Diabetes - Fit if well controlled & Not taking insulin injection
- Diptheri - Fit 3 months after recovery
- Dysentry - Fit after recovery
- Eczema - Fit if not on drugs
- Embolism - Permanently Unfit
- Emphysema - Permanently Unfit
- Epilepsy - Permanently Unfit
- Gout - Fit during remissions
- Hepatitis B - Permanently Unfit
- Hyperthyroidism - Permanently Unfit
- Malaria - Fit after 3 months of recovery
- Measels - Fit after recovery
- Mumps - Fit after recovery
- Menstruation -Unfit during menstruation
- Polycythemia vera - Permanently Unfit
- Pregnency - Fit after 1 year of delivery
- Abortion - Fit after 6 months

4) Surgery
- Tooth extraction - Fit after 3 months
- Appendicectomy - Fit after 1 year
- ENT operation - FIt after 1 year
- Major Operations - Fit after 1 year

Donation Process
>> Registration >> Fill up Donor Form >> Physical Check-up >> Blood Donation >> Refreshment >> Donor Kit >> FEELING OF SATISFACTION >> Certificate Awarded.