Universally, 'Blood' is recognized as the most precious element that sustains life. Blood saves innumerable lives across the world. There is a serious mismatch between demand and availability of blood in the country. Despite the increase in the number of donors, blood remains in short supply during emergencies, mainly attributed to the lack of information and accessibility.
E blood banking is an initiative from NACO and NHP. It is an online system designed to provide information related to updated stock of blood available, list of blood banks, building donor network and other information and articles related to blood. Currently in pilot phase for blood status update is in progress in the state of Delhi and Mizoram.
Information will be available on the mobile through android based mobile application, through which user can search for nearest blood bank. It would enable user to have information pertaining to the nearest blood bank and blood units available.