Rotary and Blood Bank Society Resource Centre is a joint venture between the Rotary Club of Chandigarh and Blood Bank Society of Chandigarh. The centre, started in July 2004, runs on the concept of 100% voluntary blood donations by means of either indoor or outdoor blood donations camps. The centre provides round the clock service for blood and blood components to patients in and around Chandigarh. The centre is a NGO run charitable organization licensed by the Drug Controller of India and recognized by SBTC(State Blood Transfusion Council) Chandigarh UT. The centre works in co-ordination with NACO (National AIDS control Organization) through the Chandigarh SACS(State AIDS Control Society).
Rotary and Blood Bank Society Resource Centre is equipped with the latest, state of the art equipment and provides round the clock services, 365 days a year. The Centre provides all types of blood and blood products like fresh frozen plasma, platelets and cyropreciptate. The Centre is now also prepared to undertake apheresis procedures to harvest fresh blood platelets to help patients suffering from dengue, burns and during the treatment of various cancers. The centre issues approximately 1000-1500 units of blood and various blood components every month.
Rotary and Blood bank Society Resource Centre is run on the concept of 100% voluntary blood donations by means of either indoor or outdoor blood donation camps. The idea behind which is to ensure quality blood and blood components since blood safety begins with a safe & healthy blood donor.
The centre issues blood and blood components totally free of cost to poor/ needy patients as well as patients suffering from disorders like Thalassemia and Haemophilia & also to all kinds of cancers patients.