1.Collection of blood within hospital based blood bank premises and in the community via mobile blood collection sessions
2. Screening collected blood for transfusion transmissible infections, processing whole blood into components & storage of blood and blood components under optimal conditions.
3. Distribution & issue of blood & blood components within blood banks and efficient inventory management
4. Promotion of appropriate clinical use of blood & blood components through hospital transfusion committees and by continuous educational programs
5. Clinical services therapeutic plasma exchange, HLA typing and provision of HLA matched products on request, reference immunohaematology laboratory
6. Manufacturing laboratory reagents and reagent red cells
7. Conducting training programs for post graduate trainees on Transfusion Medicine and Haematology


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100% of Sri Lankan blood donors are voluntory non rermunerated donors.

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Your precious donation of blood can save as many as 3 lives.

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You can donate blood in every 4 months time.

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14th JUNE

World Blood Donor Day.

Postal Address:

National Blood Center,
No. 555/5D, Elvitigala Mawatha,
Narahenpita,Colombo 05,
Sri Lanka.

Email: info@nbts.health.gov.lk

Telephone :

General : +94112369931-4
Donor Section : +94117220677
Fax Number : +94112369939

To ensure the quality, safety, adequacy and cost effectiveness of the blood supply and related
laboratory, clinical, academic and research services in accordance with national requirements and
WHO recommendations.