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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