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History - Jeevan


1995

Blood Bank

Established the first 100% component blood bank in India.

1999

NABH

- First Blood Bank in India to be certified to ISO 9000 standards.
- First Blood Bank in South India to be accredited by NABH.

2000

Blood Storage Centre

First Blood Storage Centre in India was established by Jeevan in Sundaram Medical Foundation.

2005

Leptospirosis

- Demonstrated the transmission of Leptospirosis through blood transfusion.
- Announcement on Public Cord Blood Bank To enable quick and affordable access to matching stem cells for Indian children with blood cancers and Thalassemia.

2009

Public Cord Blood Bank

Public Cord Blood Bank launched (Have tested and stored 6,055 units of transplantable stem cell units out of 14,094 donations and made available thirteenunits of stem cell units for transplantation).

2010

NABH

First independent blood bank in South India to be accredited to ISO 15189 standards by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH).

2011

STEM CELL UNIT RELEASE

Released the first stem cell unit for treatment of a 5 years old boy.

2015

ADULT DONOR REGISTRY

- Be The Cure Registry was launched to enable quick and affordable access to matching stem cells for Indians (adults and children) with blood cancers and Thalassemia.

2016

DSIR

Recognised by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO).

2017

HLA LAB ACCREDITATIONS

- Closure of the unsustainable Blood Bank (150,700 voluntary blood donations and made available 377,000 units of safe blood components).
- HLA Lab accredited by NABL.
- HLA Lab accredited by European Federation For Immunogenetics (EFI)

2019

STEM CELL UNIT - INTERNATIONAL

- Released the first Stem Cell Unit for a transplant centre outside India

are the Volunteers? 05 Jan 08 The hindu Stem cell bank to be ready by March-end 05 Jan 08 Business Line Jeevan Blood Bank to set up stem cell bank 04 Jan 08 News Today Stem cell bank within reach 24 Nov 05 The Hindu We will break even in three years 21 Oct 05 The Hindu Jeevan Blood Bank celebrates 10th anniversary 30 Sep 04 News Today To Himalayas with a social cause 16 Jun 04 News Today Donate the lifeline to save lives 2004 GiveIndia GiveIndia certifies 70 NGOs as credible NGOs 16 Aug 03 Business Line Want to donate blood?Just SMS 14 Aug 03 Chennai Online Jeevan Blood bank and research 11 Jul 03 The Hindu Play in aid of blood bank 15 Jun 03 The Hindu Equipment donated to Jeevan Blood Bank 06 Oct 02 The Hindu Blood donor-unsung heroes 23 Jul 02 Business Line Do your shopping, and donate blood! 22 May 02 Business Line DREAM for voluntary blood donors 28 May 02 The Hindu Dreams come true 28 Apr 02 The Hindu Save a life 29 Jan 01 The Hindu Ripples again in theatre scene 09 Apr 2000 The Hindu Blood products -becoming self-sufficient 07 Oct 99 Economic Times ISO 9002 for blood bank 02 Oct 99 India Server Country's first ISO ceritified Blood bank 07 Jan 97 Business Line Safeblood and corporates 27 Sep 95 Dinamani Jeevan - a life-saving bank 25 Sep 95 The Hindu Institute to screen blood samples opened 25 Sep 95 The Indian Express Jeevan Blood Bank gets ISO 9002 20 Jun 95 The Hindu Blood bank in voluntary sector 03 Jun 95 The Indian Express State-of-the-art voluntary blood bank for city