Blood Storage Centers
74 centers obtained license from drug controller and functional. Establishment of 181 Blood Storage Centers are under progress.
Training on Blood Safety & Blood Storage
Under NRHM, 255 CHCs are being provided with Blood Storage Centres as per IPHS norms.
While 74 BSCs have been operationalised, training of M.Os ,Staff Nurses & Lab Technicians on blood safety and storage to meet the statutory requirements is being conducted in 3 Medical College Hospitals and is coordinated by TANSACS. It is planned to have 2 trained teams in each BSC to keep the centres functional round the clock.
Till Nov 2010, 158 MOs, 161SNs and 155 LT have been trained for implementation of this scheme. Further training planned for the year 2010-11 will be taken up from Jan-2011.