Organ donation: 3 organ donors, help gift new life to 9 patients in Mumbai

Three organ donations which occurred during the course of three days from March 12 to 14, helped save the lives of nine waitlisted patients in Mumbai. These organ donations were the 23rd, 24th, and 25th respective organ donations of this year

Organ donation: 3 organ donors, help gift new life to 9 patients in MumbaiThe first organ donation took place at Nanavati Hospital in Vile Parle, Mumbai on Tuesday, March 12. The organs were retrieved from a 26-year-old man who was declared brain-dead during the course of his treatment. The family was aware of the concept of organ donation and consent to donate their son’s organs. A liver, lung […]

Mumbai witnesses its first foreign cadaver donation

The organ donation of a 62-year-old Nepalese national took place on Friday, March 15. The family of the man, who worked as a security guard in Mumbai, were aware of the concept of organ donation. Two kidneys were retrieved and transplanted on two patients who were waitlisted and were facing organ failure. This is the first organ donation of a foreign national in Mumbai

Mumbai witnesses its first foreign cadaver donationMumbai has witnessed five cadaver donations, so far this month. This means that 25 organ donations have occurred until now, this year. Speaking about the organ donation, a spokesperson from Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai, stated, “The donor, Ruk Bahadur was rushed to Apollo Hospitals on March 10, with a severe head injury, despite efforts the […]

Organ donation: ZTCC considers implementing expert committee suggestion, after two deaths

After two kidney recipient passed away after receiving organs through a cadaver donation, the ZTCC had appointed a Technical Expert Committee to investigate into the incident and present its findings. The findings were made public today at a press conference held at Sion Hospital

Organ donation: ZTCC considers implementing expert committee suggestion, after two deathsThe committee has made certain suggestions upon this incident. Which are as follows: Long-term preservation of donor blood and tissue should be done. This would enable scientific inquiries into unusual outcomes as well as research in the field for better management of transplant patients. HLA matching should be preferred even in cadaveric kidney transplants while […]

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donation

In order to spread awareness about organ donation in the state, the Maharashtra government has decided to promote the importance of organ donation on September 25 and 26

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donationAn organ donation awareness rally was organised in Mumbai’s Sir JJ Group of hospitals in Mumbai on September 25. 500 people including doctors, nurses, intern doctors, and workers played at active role in making the rally a success. The main aim of the rally was to spread awareness about cadaver donation. Various programmes will be […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead 54-year-old woman helps save two lives in Mumbai

The family of a 54-year-old woman consented to donate her organs after she was declared brain-dead, this act of generosity helped give a new lease of life to two patients who were waiting for an organ transplant

Organ donation: Brain-dead 54-year-old woman helps save two lives in MumbaiA cadaver donation took place at Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital on Wednesday, August 29. The 54-year-old female patient became brain-dead, due to bleeding in the brain. The decision to donate her organs was taken by her bereaved son and daughter. For the past few days the woman was being treated at Nanavati Hospital in Vile Parle. […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead woman helps save three lives in Aurangabad

The family of a 25-year-old woman consented to donate her organs after she was declared brain-dead, this selfless act went on to save three patients who were waiting for an organ transplant. This was the 6th organ donation which has taken place in Aurangabad, so far this year

Organ donation: Brain-dead woman helps save three lives in AurangabadA cadaver donation took place at Aurangabad’s Manik Hospital on Wednesday, August 22.  Shubhada Bane (name changed), a 25-year-old female patient became brain-dead, due to bleeding in the brain. The doctors at the hospital stated, that upon examination they found out that she had a tumour in the brain. This resulted in a large circulation […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead man gives new lease of life to four patients in Mumbai

The family of a 46-year-old man his organs after he was declared brain-dead, this selfless act went on to save four patients who were waiting for an organ transplant. This was the 32nd organ donation which has taken place in Mumbai, so far this year

Organ donation: Brain-dead man gives new lease of life to four patients in MumbaiA cadaver donation took place at Vile Parle’s Nanavati Hospital on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Suresh Panchal, a 46-year-old male patient became brain-dead, due to bleeding in the brain. The family had suffered a huge loss. However, even during the hour of grief, Suresh Panchal’s son did not forget his father’s wish. Suresh Panchal’s son, […]

Organ donation: ‘I have seen a huge change in the approach to organ donation’

As part of My Medical Mantra’s organ donation awareness month, we bring you stories emphasise on organ donation. In conversation with Surekha Joshi, an organ transplant coordinator, we ask her what has changed on this front. She has been working for the cause of organ donation since 1997

Organ donation: ‘I have seen a huge change in the approach to organ donation’Q. What differences have you noticed from 1997, when you started your work on organ donation and now? A. Earlier, people never used to accept that brain death is possible. They used to ask if there are any other options still available to save the patient. But, now people are aware on what brain death […]

Organ donation: My Medical Mantra to observe August as #OrganDonationAwarenessMonth

To boost Organ Donation Awareness Campaign in India, a dedicated health news portal, My Medical Mantra, took the initiative to spread awareness about this noble cause. It will observe the month of August as #OrganDonationAwarenessMonth.

Organ donation: My Medical Mantra to observe August as #OrganDonationAwarenessMonthIn India, only 0.58 per million people donate organs. As compared to the demand, the supply of the organs is less. The Union Health Ministry also admitted that in India, there is an acute shortage of the Organ Donors.   The Union and the state governments are making efforts to spread awareness about the noble cause.  […]

Aurangabad: Cadaver donation gives new lease of life to three

The family of a 55-year-old Nanded woman agreed to donate her organs after she was declared brain-dead youth, their decision helped save three patients who were waiting for an organ transplant, by giving them a second chance to live. This is Aurangabad’s 19th organ donation

Aurangabad: Cadaver donation gives new lease of life to threeA cadaver donation occurred today at Sunrise Hospital in Nanded, Maharashtra. A 55-year-old woman was recently admitted to the hospital after she met with a road accident. After a few days of treatment, her condition deteriorated and she was declared brain-dead by the doctors. After counselling, the bereaved family made a brave decision to donate […]
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