Plasma donation for covid patients in Rajkot

  • | Saturday | 19th September, 2020

Samarpan Charitable Trust a team of volunteers have tied up with administration to procure list of recovered patients. This seven member team includes business and professional they call & convince about the merits of donating plasma.

Samarpan Charitable Trust a team of volunteers have tied up with administration to procure list of recovered patients. This seven member team includes business and professional they call & convince about the merits of donating plasma.

They just not only find donors but coordinate with hospital till the plasma donation is successful. Therapy involves infusing of plasma from recovered patients, which carry protective antibodies, in the patients who are currently infected. Immunity gained or recovered by covid 19 patients can be transferred to serious patient through antibodies.

Mukesh Dhoni, trustee of the organization who runs old age home he said, we saw covid-19 patients and relatives looking around helplessly when doctors tell them plasma donation could help in treatment. People are looking for donor but they are not knowing the sources.

He say finding recovered patients is not enough. We need blood group to match patient should have completed  28 days after found negative of covid-19. Donor has to tested again before the donation. A person can donate plasma if they are having enough antibodies in blood. Recovered patient can donate 3-4 times.

Upen Modi, they facilitated 11 plasma donations in past 11 days they have approached the city and district administration as well Rajkot civil Hospital. He said they got a list of covid-19 patients who got recovered and make them convince to donate plasma. We used various social media platform to get this word spread around everywhere.

Plasma therapy is now coming as one the best antidote for covid patients. Social campaingn and various ngo are providing aid to people who are not getting plasma donation but also making people aware of merits of plasma therapy. Also convincing people to donate plasma therapy.



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