Organ Donation Day: ‘Need to promote cadaver donation’

In India, it is mainly living donors who are donating organs and only about 23 per cent of the organ transplant is being done with organs obtained from the cadavers. There is a need to promote cadaver or deceased organ donation rather than relying on living donors

Organ Donation Day: ‘Need to promote cadaver donation’“When seen from the perspective of reason and rationale, the gift of life is the ultimate gift that one could give and organ donation is, therefore, a ‘God like act’ and needs to be encouraged, ”stated Anupriya Patel, Minister of State (HFW) on the occasion of ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day.’ It was organised by […]

Marathon runner’s wife donates organs of brain-dead husband in Pune

The heart was transported via green corridor to Mumbai’s Fortis hospital. The heart recipient is a 23-year-old male from Pune. The liver was allotted to a 71-year-old male patient from Sahyadri hospital in Pune. While one kidney was allotted to a patient from Ruby hall, the other one was allotted to patient form Jehangir hospital

Marathon runner’s wife donates organs of brain-dead husband in PuneWife donates organs of brain dead husband, saving the lives of four people. A 43-year-old, marathon runner from Pune, was taking a walk while he met with an accident and was declared brain dead eventually. The wife of this marathon runner gave the consent for the organ donation on Friday, October 06 at Jehangir hospital […]

Chennai man becomes live liver donor for a friend

In one-off case, a friend donates a part of his liver to another and went through the procedure of establishing the 'emotional connect' to prove their friendship. After Prasanna Gopinath qualified as a potential donor for Preeti, their families followed strict legal procedures to make the surgery possible

Chennai man becomes live liver donor for a friendA friend in need is a friend indeed – this old saying came true when Prasanna Gopinath came forward to help his friend Preeti (name changed) and gave her a new lease of life. The 34-year-old from Chennai donated a part of his liver to Preeti after her organ was failed due to cirrhosis. Years […]

Gift of gratitude: Ex-students and colleagues fund teacher’s liver transplant

She has taught at multiple schools in the past, so a lot of people came forward on their own including Puja's ex-colleagues, students and friends. The key was to spread the word as soon as possible to a wide audience .The pre and post-transplant cost will reach up to Rs40 Lakhs, of which her students and family has raised Rs22 Lakhs (approximately) in 14 days. Her family is also trying to pool in money through crowd-funding, majorly through a platform called Impact Guru

Gift of gratitude: Ex-students and colleagues fund teacher’s liver transplantMost of us would remember our favourite teacher and some of us will even be in touch with them. That’s the magic that teachers have in our lives. Teaching is a noble profession. And unmistakably, a one that can never be forgotten! Thanking our teachers could be a task because they wouldn’t expect or accept […]

Start to end process of egg donation

This fertility treatment is generally given to women who cannot use their own eggs for various reasons, such as ovarian failure, to avoid genetic defects, or advanced age. Here is detailed explanation of the process

Start to end process of egg donationEgg donation is a process where an egg, or oocyte, is removed from a fertile woman and donated to another woman in order to help her conceive. It is a part of assisted reproductive technology, or ART. Donated eggs are typically fertilized in a laboratory. The resulting embryos are then transferred into the recipient’s uterus […]