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  • 26 June, 2020

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eBloodServices mobile App

eBloodServices Mobile App

  • Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare launched the ‘eBloodServices’ mobile App developed by The Indian Red Cross Society (ICRS), here today, through video conferencing.
  • The Union Health Minister is also the Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society.
  • This application is developed by the E-Raktkosh team of the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) under the Digital India scheme launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in 2015.
  • This Blood Donation App is a prime example of how the Digital India Scheme is serving the need for accessing blood services.
  • Through this App, four units of blood can be requisitioned at a time and the blood bank will wait for as long as 12 hours for the person to collect it.
  • Once the request is placed through the app, the requisite units become visible to IRCS, NHQ blood bank in its E-Raktkosh dashboard and this allows assured delivery within the specified time.
  • This feature will make it easy for a blood seeker to obtain blood & shall bring the added advantage of complete transparency & single window access to the service.
  • Voluntary blood donation can be done by any person under the age of 65 years as many as four times a year.
  • Regular blood donation can prevent obesity, cardiac problems and many other ailments.

Source: PIB


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