New Advances in Medicine and Medical Science Vol. 2,
23 May 2023,
Whole blood collection has increased in past 10 years but it has failed to keep in pace with the increased demand. Nation’s blood safety has improved with 99% of whole blood donations obtained from voluntary non-remunerated donors. Nevertheless, unmet clinical demand for blood along with the augmented incidence of human immunodeficiency virus and syphilis in general population possess new challenges to transfusion services. To make sure a safe, efficacious along with appropriate adequate blood supply, constant efforts are needed to recruit and retain adequate number of voluntary blood donors [low-risk] and also efforts should be made for efficacious donor prescreening, blood testing procedure, strengthening patient blood management with Hospital transfusion committee of the Hospital.