Every year our nation requires blood about 5 to 6 Crore units of blood, Out of that only few units about 2.5 Crore units of blood are available. The gift of the blood is the gift to you to start your new life. There is no substitute for human blood.Every second someone needs blood some where.More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day. A total of 30 million blood components are transfused every year. The average red blood cell transfusion is about 3 pints.
The most often blood type requested By hospitals is type "O". Sickle cell patients may require frequent blood transfusions throughout their lives. More than 1 million of people are diagnosed with cancer every year. Many of them will need blood,sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment. A single victim of a car accident may require up to 100 units of blood.Donating blood is a not bad it is a safe process. To donate Blood just follow 4 steps first registration, medical history and mini-physics, donation and refreshments.
Each blood donor receives a mini-physics,checking the temperature, blood pressure(bp), pulse, and hemoglobin to make sure the donor is sure enough to donate his blood. Even you no need to spend much time you can just spend 20 mints for all the blood donation procedure process.A donor can donate his red blood cells every 56 days,or double red blood cells every 112 days. The average adult has about 10 units of blood in his body. All donated blood is tested for HIV, hepatitis B and C, syphilis and other infectious diseases before it can be transfused to the patients who require blood.