Other Activities

24 HRS Blood Bank: The Indian Red Cross is a pioneer in the field of Blood Services and running two blood Banks in Ara,Bhojpur District.One of the Red Cross Blood Bank is in South Ramna Road, and second Red Cross Blood Bank at Sadar Hospital, ARA. IRCS regularly conducts motivational campaigns to organize Voluntary Blood Donation Camps. IRCS has more than 100 blood banks all over the country under different states and district branches.
HIV / AIDS: The IRCS is very active in the prevention Of HIV / AIDS. It trains youth to disseminate information about the prevention of HIV / AIDS through Youth Peer Education Programme. It also has programmes and projects for children of HIV positive mothers, to provided comprehensive care.
District disabilities Rehabilition Centre: IRCS runs Nursing home in Bangalore for servicemen since 1946. The centre is provided with an operation theatre, Physiotherapy Department, recreation room, Library and diversified therapy centre, all free of cost.
Maternity and Child Welfare: Maternity and Child Welfare schemes of National Headquarters were started in 1954 to extend Maternal and Child Development activities for the Weaker Section of the Community. The welfare activities are being continued through various Hospitals, Sub Centres and Bal Vikas Kendras.
Family Welfare: These are run by different states and district branches. All Red Cross MCW hospitals and centers, as well as family welfare clinics, carry out family welfare work. They motivate eligible couples to adopt small family norms and provide them with contraceptives and other family planning devices. Many of these centers are equipped to meet motivational and clinical arrangements
Nursing: The Red Cross MCW units teach home nursing skills to auxiliary nurses, midwives and housewives.
Patho Lab: The Red Cross provides routine blood test facility for common people, at subsidised rate.

INDIAN RED CROSS PROJECTS: IRCS has lots of projects to its credit regarding Disaster preparedness, Disaster Management, HIV/AIDS, Tracing Activities and Maternity & Child Welfare etc.

Present Thrust Area : To Assist the District Bhojpur in :-

  • Blood Donation Awareness
  • Disaster Management Programme
  • HIV/AIDS Programme