This is the third episode of our miniseries “In the Red” on the blood supply shortage in the country. If you are listening to this episode, do make sure you have heard Part 1 and Part 2 of this mini-series In the Red.
In this last episode, we try to understand the universe of blood banking and blood transfusions. Suno India’s Menaka Rao reports from Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh trying to understand how voluntary blood donations result in better supply of blood in the country and what measures can be taken to remedy this problem. Menaka speaks with Dr Joy Mammen, head of transfusion medicine at Christian Medical College, Vellore, Rajat Agarwal from Sankalp India foundation and Atul Gera who work in the field of voluntary blood donations.
The reporting for this series is supported by Turuga Foundation which awarded me the Narender Revelli National Media Fellowship.
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