plasma bank: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Punjab to Provide Plasma to the Private Hospitals

Published: July 27, 2020

The Punjab Government has decided to provide plasma to private hospitals as well from its plasma bank at a cost of Rs 20000 per unit. It is part of the ‘Mission Fateh’ being carried out in Punjab in order to combat the deadly COVID 19 infection in the state. Since the inception of the government ..

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Second National-Level Plasma Bank Inaugurated in Tamil Nadu

Published: July 23, 2020

The second national-level plasma bank was opened in Tamil Nadu with an estimated cost of Rs 2.34 crores and it has been inaugurated by the Tamil Nadu government on July 23. It is the second facility after the first one in New Delhi. Background Tamil Nadu started conducting plasma therapy method on a trial basis ..

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COVID Plasma Bank Opened in Odisha

Published: July 16, 2020

Odisha government has inaugurated its first-ever plasma bank in order to treat the COVID 19 patients in the state. The plasma bank has been opened at SCB Medical College in Cuttack. With this, Odisha becomes the third state in the country after Delhi and Maharashtra to start a plasma bank to treat the COVID 19 ..

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COPAL-19 application launched to track potential Plasma donors in Delhi

Published: July 2, 2020

On July 1, 2020, the students of IIT-Delhi and AIIMS launched COPAL-19 mobile application to track potential plasma donors in Delhi. Highlights The application will store details about patients who have been discharged from AIIMS and also about patients who are undergoing treatment. It will also provide information about their blood groups. This will help ..

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First Plasma Bank of India to be set up in Delhi

Published: June 30, 2020

On June 29, 2020, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that his government is to set up a plasma bank in Delhi to fight COVID-19. The bank is first of its kind in the country. Highlights The bank will collect blood samples from those who had recovered from COVID-19. Blood plasma will be segregated ..

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