Welcome to Prathama Blood Centre
Prathama Blood Centre is an endeavor of Advanced Transfusion Medicine Research Foundation (ATMRF) established to modernizing blood banking in India. As a not-for-profit organization Prathama (in Sanskrit means 'First and the Foremost') revolutionized blood banking in India with three fundamental principals.
- Encourage voluntary Blood donors and discourage replacement donor practice.
- Execute 100% component preparation and distribution.
- Enhance scale of operations to provide safe blood on cost recovery model.
As a result of its unique approach and commitment to provide safe blood products, Prathama is now one of the finest blood establishments in South Asia. NABH accredited and ISO 9000:2009 certified Prathama meets 50% of Ahmedabad city's blood requirement. Ahmedabad is now leading the country in blood donation ratio to population at 3.5%. The credit goes to overwhelming support of 250,000 plus voluntary blood donors, supporting doctors and hospitals.
Every year about 50,000 blood donors are volountarily donating Blood to Prathama, this blood is separated into blood components, which helps in saving more than 40,000 patients in and around Ahmedabad every year.