Redbank is a platform for hospitals and patients to find blood quickly through SMS. It’s a location-aware application that leverages on the power of Short Message Service (SMS), to make blood available to hospitals or individuals that request for them using SMS. These SMS requests are intelligently routed to the nearest blood bank that has the specific blood type in the inventory, based on the inventory data collected daily from these blood banks. This way, it ensures that up-to-date requests are met by up-to-date availability in real time and with ease, especially in emergency and critical situations.
How it Works
● Blood banks update their inventory records daily with the amount of blood and
type of blood pint they currently have as well as the ones they have sold.
● Hospitals / patients in need of blood in emergency cases send an SMS in the
‘BLD, blood group, blood pints needed, LGA, State’
e.g BLD,AB+, 2,Alimosho to 35070
Data Portal Login
SMS Response for a Blood Sample request
Redbank is fully operational.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/redbanknigeria/