ANDHRA PRADESH

NTR Trust to give out five lakh blood units to State hospitals

The NTR Trust will distribute five lakh blood units to the poor through government hospitals and Red Cross organisations.

It will provide free supply to government hospitals and the poor and 30 per cent thalassemia patients.

For others, the cost of supply will be Rs. 600 per unit, as against Rs. 850 stipulated in the national blood policy.

P. Raghurama Rao, CEO, said here on Wednesday that the NTR Blood Bank had collected six lakh blood units at a camp organised in Sirsa, Haryana. The organisation was one of the three invited to take part in the blood donation camp.

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