Programme of India
Institute of Biologicals & Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission
is a set of surveillance procedures covering the whole transfusion
chain from the collection of blood and its components to the
follow-up of its recipients intended to collect and assess information
on unexpected or undesirable effects resulting from the therapeutic
use of labile blood products and to prevent their occurrence and
recurrence. It is an important tool for improving safe blood
transfusion practices in a country.
Haemovigilance Programme of India (HvPI) was launched on 10th
December, 2012 in the country.