Blood Transfusion Services

 

            At present, NACO supported only 3 (three) licensed Blood Banks functioning in Nagaland. (1) Major Blood Bank in Kohima. (2) Model Blood Bank with Blood Component Separation Unit (BCSU) in Dimapur. (3) District level Blood Bank in Mokokchung. The remaining 5 (five) District Blood Banks in Phek, Tuensang, Wokha, Mon and Zunheboto are unlicensed. There are 2 (two) Blood Transfusion Vans (BTV) attached to Kohima and Dimapur Blood Banks. These BTVs assist in transportation of blood from the Voluntary Blood Donation camps to the Blood Banks. The state has 3 (three) Regional Blood Transfusion Centers in Kohima, Dimapur and Mokokchung to monitor the Blood Banks in their respective zones. Voluntary Blood Donor Associations are formed in Kohima, Dimapur, Mokokchung, Zunheboto, Tuensang, peren and Mon for the promotion of Voluntary Blood Donation. The state has 8 (eight) Blood Storage Centers under National Health Mission (NHM) to store tested blood where there is no Blood Banks namely – CHC Medziphema, CHC Jalukie, District Hospital, Peren, District Hospital, Kiphire, CHC, Pungro, CHC Noklak, Tuensang, CHC Bandari, Wokha and District Hospital, Longleng.

 

            Blood Collection Status Report from April 2017 to March 2018

State Level Blood Collection Status

1 Heads Units   %   Heads Units %
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Total Voluntary Collection Voluntary at Blood Banks 7399 8968 64.50% 78.17% HIV +ve 35 0.31
 Camp Collection 1569 13.68% HepB 40 0.35
3  Replacement                               2504 21.83% HepC 7 0.06
4  No. of VBD camps                        57 80.00% VDRL 13 0.11
5 Average collection per Camp 28 56.04% Malaria 10 0.09
6 Total 11472 144.72% TTI 105 0.92