The Blood Bank of Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College & Hospital is a Government licensed blood bank established in 2004. Located on the ground floor of this hospital, it aims to provide patients with the safest possible blood, equivalent to any international standard. All donations received in the blood bank are voluntary and non-remunerated. All necessary safety measures are taken for both the donors and the recipients including performing the mandatory screening tests for infectious diseases.
a) To provide highest quality of therapeutic and diagnostic transfusion medicine services for the patients
b) To assure reliable and economical supply of safe blood by providing standard and acceptable hemotherapy services
c) To provide an outstanding education in all aspects of blood banking and transfusion medicine and prepare fellows for a career in a blood center or in a hospital transfusion service, either in an academic center or in a community hospital.
d) To provide support to Govt. initiatives in achieving its objectives and promote research and education programs in transfusion medicine and also to provide consultative services for the state and the country in the field of Transfusion Medicine.
To be the leaders and to maintain good standards in the field of Transfusion Medicine, to assist the clinicians by providing safe, affordable and highest quality of blood and blood products to Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College Hospital, Enayetpur, Sirajganj and neighboring hospitals, to undertake therapeutic procedures for critically ill neurological, nephrological and medical patients to develop skilled man power for the state and the country in the specialty and to cater for patient care through research.
Blood donation is a healthy habit that helps blood renewal and it is not hazardous at all. The volume of blood collected from a donor is about 450ml (8% - 12% of the donor blood volume), this blood volume is compensated within 24hrs of donation and the body replaces the lost red cells within several weeks (4-6weeks). Eligible healthy donors (age 18 to 60 years, having Hb >12gm/dl and weight >45) males can donate blood every 4 months’ interval and females every 6 months’ interval. Platelet Apheresis donor’s age should be 18 to 60 years’ weight >50kg and has not taken the medicine Plavix/Ticlid for the last 14 days.
Prior to blood donation, we do a screening process of the donor which consists of confidential medical examinations including medical history, hemoglobin examination, blood pressure, weight, pulse, and temperature check. Then, a small amount of blood sample is taken for grouping, checking for infectious diseases, and cross-matching. If all tests are okay, then the donor is asked to donate blood. All our materials used in blood donation are strictly sterile and disposable.
Single Donor Apheresis Platelet (SDP) is prepared by connecting the donor to a machine and selectively collecting the platelet and returning the remaining blood components back to the donor.
Apheretic collection of PRBC, Platelet, MNC & Stem cell.
Therapeutic Plasma Pheresis/Exchange
a) Undergraduate Teaching: MBBS Student:
Group placement for 3rd year MBBS students: 07 days.
Lecture class for 5th year students: 05
Internee doctors training: 07 days.
b) Post-graduate teaching:
Placement for MD/MPhil in Radiotherapy: 15 days
c) Presentation at Departmental Scientific seminar in 2023:
d) CME Program:
Every month on 1st Sunday scientific session & dialogue among the doctors and all staff of the department in the departmental conference room, KYAMCH.
Individual doctors of this department carry out research and publish their work regularly in Medical Journals of home and abroad.
Ongoing research in 2023:
“January 01 – New year, February 21 – International Language Day, March 17 – Bangabandhu birth day and National Children’s Day, March 26 – Bangladesh Independence Day, August 15 - National Mourning day, & December 16 – Victory Day”.