According to Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), there were 6 blood
banks in Nagaland in 2015. The assessment exercise identified four functional blood banks
across the state. Of the four blood banks, three were supported by National AIDS Contro
Organization, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and one was a
Non-NACO blood bank.
Out of the 11 districts in the state, only three districts had blood banks. Dimapur district had
one NACO supported and one Non-NACO blood bank, Kohima and Mokokchung districts
had one NACO supported blood bank each.
Considering the number of blood banks per one million population, Nagaland (2) recorded
slightly lower than the national average of 2.2. All the responded districts in Nagaland
recorded higher than the state average of 2. Dimapur recorded the highest with 5.3 blood
banks per one million population followed by Mokokchung (5.1) and Kohima (3.7).
For the assessment 3 blood banks which are NACO supported and had submitted the
assessment forms in complete, were included in the analysis. One Non-NACO blood bank
located in Dimapur did not participate in the assessmen