LifeBlood is a digital health platform owned by AutoHealth, which is developed to help address the problem of acute shortages in blood products in the country’s health care delivery system. Over the years, the Health Care Sector has been using manual and paper-based systems to manage and run their affairs. Lifeblood is here to digitize these existing systems into safe, secured and reliable systems, and also keep track of accurate data.
Blood Group Test
Among many other features, the app is built and design to cater for some the following:
LifeBlood Community Mobile App enables users to easily schedule blood donations, promoting regular donations and a user-friendly experience.
The App allows users to request a community donor when blood is needed for free.
Users can schedule Blood Group Tests for themselves, friends, or family and learn about their blood group.
The App enables users to join ongoing blood donation drives (Campaigns) organised within their community or region.
People lose their lives because of lack of access to blood. This is especially true for women who have difficulties in childbirth and sick children, but also for people who are in road accidents and other emergencies.
This is because the number of voluntary blood donations in Sierra Leone is only able to meet 15% of patients' blood needs.
But the challenge does not stop at the community it extends even to the blood services. These includes:
Insufficient assistance hampers effective blood management, hindering timely access to safe blood and jeopardizing patient care. READ MORE
Actively engaging and recruiting voluntary blood donors is crucial for maintaining an adequate and sustainable blood supply.READ MORE
Bridging communication gaps between healthcare providers, blood banks, and the public is essential to enhance awareness, promote regular blood donation, and facilitate seamless coordination in the blood management process.READ MORE
The risk of Transfusion-Transmissible Infections (TTIs) is a significant challenge in blood services. TTIs include infections such as HIV, hepatitis B and C, and other blood-borne pathogens that can be transmitted through transfusion.READ MORE
Using technology at LifeBlood, we want to increase voluntary blood donation
in our country, thereby increasing the stock and supply of blood products.
We strive to strengthen support systems, fostering collaboration and partnerships to ensure a sustainable and efficient blood management ecosystem... READ MORE
Our mission is to encourage and inspire more individuals to become voluntary blood donors, saving lives through their selfless contributions... READ MORE
Clear and effective communication lies at the heart of our efforts, ensuring seamless coordination among stakeholders and promoting a shared vision for improved blood management... READ MORE
We empower communities with accurate information and resources, fostering a deeper understanding of the importance and benefits of blood donation... READ MORE
Through innovative solutions and streamlined processes, we work towards increasing the availability of safe blood and blood data
Community champions are vital in promoting LifeBlood by raising awareness, educating, and mobilizing people. They build networks, form partnerships, and foster sustainable change. They also encourage community members to download the LifeBlood Community App, create accounts, schedule blood tests, donate blood, and participate in donation drives. Overall, they serve as the primary agents for creating awareness in their communities.
There is a nexus between LifeBlood University Ambassadors and LifeBlood Community Champion. However, LifeBlood Ambassadors operate within the domain of their respective universities.
between the organization and the university and are responsible for building strong relationships and partnerships with students, lecturers and other workers in the university.
for facilitating communication and collaboration with other organizations or individuals.
The LifeBlood School Club is an initiative that aims to engage students in the activities of the LifeBlood organization.
This is done with the phrase ‘catch them when they are young’. It provides an opportunity for young people to learn about the goals of LifeBlood, such as provide proper blood education early to students thereby reducing false blood beliefs.
This will include: It will encourage young students to known their blood group, know the essence of donating blood when they reach maturity stage and how that with impact society.
Blood Donor Support Lead
Have questions? Look here and access our Frequently Asked Questions below:
LifeBlood is a safe blood Information Management System that is addressing the problem of acute shortages in blood products in blood banks.
LifeBlood plays a significant role for the public. Basically, it offers the Community Mobile App which can be used by the public to:
Because you can make a difference! The human body is the only manufacturer of blood. Therefore, you can help save the life of a patient requiring blood. There is no substitute, and still, there’s only one source of blood for transfusion, which is Voluntary Blood Donation. Emergency happens at all hours of the day or night such as: Motor accidents, women with complicated pregnancy or child birth disasters or emergency situations, surgical operations, trauma victims, cancer, dialysis, people with sickle cell disease, industrial accident and other blood disorders Gastrointestinal bleeding due to blood loss. You can play a great role in saving these lives, by donating just a single unit of blood.
NO! Blood is priceless and essential for life. It is a natural gift, which can't be manufactured by any machine. Which means blood is not for sale. You will rather be given something to drink and eat after giving blood. As a regular donor, if your children, wife or parent requires transfusion, a fee is wave off. However, the greatest payment you can have is knowing that you have helped in saving a fellow human being's life.
See details of our significant activities so far:
Training of Laboratory Technicians
On-site Registrations and Mobile Drives
Free Blood Group Tests using the LifeBlood App
Presentation and Donation Drive on World Blood Donor Day
Pitching at OSVP
Training of trainers
Training of Dedicated Facility Officers
Pitched to 34 Military Hospital Management and staff about the Lifeblood Safe Blood Information Management System.
Technical Development and expansion of the System to a national Coverage.