Tripura launches first mobile blood collection and transportation van

By Our Correspondent

Agartala, 24 Jan, 2017 :: In the history of Tripura, First time state has launches mobile blood collection van. Keeping in the mind to boost up the blood collection throughout the state today health minister Badal Chowdhury inaugurate the mobile van services at IGM hospital.

During the inauguration health secretary Dr. Rakeas Sarwal, IAS and Dr. Shailesh were present.

Mr Choudhury said, mobile blood collection & transportation vans' will also provide service across Gomati district, North Tripura district for easy availability of blood.

He however, pointed out that the van will help the department to hold camp in the remote areas for blood collection and also to send blood to the rural hospitals on demand.

We have already set up blood bank in all the district hospitals and almost regularly, blood donation camps are being organised across the state to cater the need. After lunching the mobile blood collection and transportation van the blood can be sent to remote areas, Choudhury added.

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