#NationalOrganDonationDay: Health ministry proposes Rs 5 lakhs ‘social support’ to cadaver donor families

In India, as per union health ministry, only 0.58 people per one million donate organs. The health ministry has accepted that there is an acute shortage of organ donors. So the ministry has sent a proposal to finance ministry for providing social support to the families

#NationalOrganDonationDay: Health ministry proposes Rs 5 lakhs ‘social support’ to cadaver donor familiesThe Union Health Ministry has proposed Rs 5 lakhs ‘Social Support’ to the organ donor dependents.  As per the proposal, the ‘Social Support’ will not be given in cash. The government will sponsor medical or education of the cadaver donor dependents.  Union Health Ministry has sent the proposal to the finance ministry for the approval. The […]

Organ donation: A year on, Aaradhya follows what her heart wants

Exactly, a year ago, she underwent a heart transplant, which she got from a 14 month old brain-dead child from Surat. Looking at one year journey of her daughter after heart transplant, the parents of Aaradhya stated that all credit goes to the donor family who overcame their grief and gave their consent to donate organs and saved life of others

Organ donation: A year on, Aaradhya follows what her heart wantsA five and half year old girl, Aaradhya Mule after one year of heart transplant surgery can talk, walk, eat and play. She leads a normal life now. Today, she will complete one year of her heart transplant. Aaradhya was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease called Dilated Cardiomyopathy in April 2016. It is a heart […]

Organ donation: This man and his NGO from Surat helped save 628, in 13 years

Nilesh Mandlewala, the Founder and President of a Donate Life, an NGO based in Surat, Gujarat, has been working relentlessly to spread the word about organ donation. Over the last 13 years, Nilesh and his organisation has helped save 628 lives, across the India

Organ donation: This man and his NGO from Surat helped save 628, in 13 yearsMost of the people in Surat, Gujarat, are aware about the concept of organ donation. If you walk on the streets of Surat you will find that several people know what organ donation is basically about. Surat alone counts 50% of organ donations which happen across Gujarat. This wouldn’t have been possible without the tireless […]

Organ donation: ‘Post-operative care a daunting task in the long-run’

It has almost been a year since Aaradhya Mule underwent a heart transplant. While it is paramount to speak about the cause of organ donation, it is also necessary to address the problems associated with the cost of an organ transplant and the expenses required for post-operative care

Organ donation: ‘Post-operative care a daunting task in the long-run’As a part of our series on the theme of organ donation, My Medical Mantra speaks with Yogesh Mule, father of Aaradhya Mule about the issues of affordable transplant. My Medical Mantra played a prominent role in spreading awareness about Aaradhya deteriorating health and extensively reported on her journey from needing a heart transplant to […]

‘If not for the timely donation, this birthday wouldn’t have been possible’

On her first birthday after the heart transplant, Aaradhya’s father Yogesh Mule thanked her donor for giving her a new lease of life. Organ donation not only gifts a life to the recipient; it saves a parent from the pain of losing a child, it prevents a child from growing up without a parent. It adds years of happiness to couples whose time together would otherwise have been cruelly cut short. It is the ultimate gift of love

‘If not for the timely donation, this birthday wouldn’t have been possible’There are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number […]

Century: Aaradhya completes 100 days with a new heart

Little Aaradhya Mule was diagnosed with end-stage heart disease called ‘Dilated Cardiomyopathy’ in April 2016. The Navi Mumbai girl finally underwent the heart transplant after parents of a 14-month-old brain-dead child from Surat agreed to donate heart. Now, Aaradhya has completed healthy hundred days with a new heart

Century: Aaradhya completes 100 days with a new heart‘It is the blessed feeling to see Aaradhya having food by her own,’ says Yogesh Mule, as the 4-year-old girl completes 100 days post her heart transplant. My Medical Mantra had first reported about Aaradhya and her family’s struggle to get her a donor heart on October 11, 2016, followed by a series of articles […]

Aaradhya begins a new life, with a new heart in a new home

After a relentless battle, four-year-old Aaradhya Mule left for home with a new heart beating inside her. Her parents are grateful for the prayers and good wishes that helped them tide over all difficulties

Aaradhya begins a new life, with a new heart in a new homeAfter spending 22 days in the hospital, little spirited Aaradhya Mule was discharged on Wednesday, evening. Finally, the tiny brave girl’s ordeal has ended after a year-and-a-half. The family, who have received love and support in the time of deep crisis, said this is nothing short of a miracle. Now, smiling Aaradhya has left Fortis […]

Hospital staff gets emotional while a smiling Aaradhya heads home

As Aaradhya Mule gets discharged, the hospital wishes the best for the tiny spirited girl. All in all, the journey of the Mule’s has successfully ended. The hospital staff say she was very much like a family for them

Hospital staff gets emotional while a smiling Aaradhya heads homeIt is often believed that relations are made by heart. And sure enough, that stands true as that could be witnessed at Fortis Hospital, Mulund as little Aaradhya left for her Taloja home after being discharged from the hospital. Aaradhya used to visit the hospital every fortnight and had formed a rather close bond with […]

Heart affair: The ‘Man’ behind Aaradhya’s heart now aims to save more lives

Yogesh Mule, Aaradhya’s father has been championing the cause of spreading awareness about heart transplants. Ever since, April 2016, when the Mule’s realised about Aaradhya’s heart ailment, the family is advocating organ donation. Mule further said that it should be taught in schools in order to create awareness. In fact, he has already helped a Sadgir family to take care of their son Krushna post his heart transplant

Heart affair: The ‘Man’ behind Aaradhya’s heart now aims to save more livesYogesh Mule has been very instrumental and vocal about spreading awareness about heart transplants. But ever since his little angel, Aaradhya got a heart on September 5, he has tried helping out others at the hospital. Krushna Sadgir came to Fortis hospital, Mulund with a similar heart condition as that of Aaradhya. On September 20, […]

Happy ending for little Aaradhya!

After a relentless battle, four-year-old Aaradhya Mule left for home with a new heart beating inside her. Her parents are grateful for the prayers and good wishes that helped them tide over all difficulties following My Medical Mantra’s powerful online campaign, Save Aaradhya

Happy ending for little Aaradhya!Little Aaradhya Mule is finally left for her new home, happy and healthy, thanks to the prayers and wishes of countless people from across the world. Ever since My Medical Mantra started the online campaign, Save Aaradhya, to find a heart for the four-year-old, the response from the readers has been overwhelming. The family, who […]