Blood demand and supply
The blood and blood components were issued as per the demand of various hospitals in Chandigarh and adjoining areas in the states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
In accordance with the national policy the Blood Centre coordinates its activities closely with National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) and State Aids Control Organisation (SACO). In accordance with the mandatory instructions of NACO/SACO, a detailed report on various parameters is sent to the concerned authorities regularly. The reports include information on each month’s blood collection and issue, its testing for various diseases, the number of positive units discarded due to various reasons, the state of equipment and other technical aspects.