Unsung Heroes: Pune Hospital felicitates ‘the saviours’ who make green corridors possible

The heroic act of saving a life is often credited to a doctor or hospital - after all, they make intricate procedures like organ donation a reality. However, the people who often go unnoticed are the catalysts of support in this endeavour

Unsung Heroes: Pune Hospital felicitates ‘the saviours’ who make green corridors possibleWhether it be the police who creates a green corridor every time an organ needs to be transported to a hospital; the airport in-charge who prompted swift transfers; or the family who took the brave decision of donating a loved one’s organs – each person is an essential link in the chain of organ donation, […]

Policemen work to save lives, with a green corridor we can ‘gift a life’

K Venkatesham, commissioner of police, Pune, talked about efforts to reduce fatal accidents and to reduce traffic snarls in the city to that ambulances are not stuck in traffic. After successfully arranging the 100th green corridor in Pune, he was speaking with My Medical Mantra on how the police force is working to make the city with fewer road accidents and reduced traffic issues

Policemen work to save lives, with a green corridor we can ‘gift a life’On Friday evening (Sept. 06), a donor heart and Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis both coincidentally landed at the same time in at Pune. In such a situation, the traffic police decided to give first priority to a donor’s heart as it would help the precious life of a person in need. Incidentally, this corridor […]

Pune: Donor heart gets priority over Maharashtra CM to help save a life

On Friday evening (Sept. 06), a donor heart and Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis both coincidentally landed at the same time in at Pune. In such a situation, the traffic police decided to give first priority to a donor’s heart as it would help the precious life of a person in need

Pune: Donor heart gets priority over Maharashtra CM to help save a lifeThe traffic police created a green corridor to make sure that the heart reached Ruby Hospital and only after this was done they cleared the way for the Chief Minister. Incidentally, this corridor happened to be the 100th green corridor in Pune since the first one was initiated in the year 2015. Solapur witnessed its […]

Green corridor from Bhopal to Mumbai, helps enable 102nd heart transplant at Fortis Hospital

A lifesaving heart transplant was conducted on a 12-year-old Mumbaikar on Friday, July 26, this is the second cardiac donation from Bhopal that has enabled a transplant at the hospital. The harvested heart ferried across 693 km from Bhopal to Mumbai, to enable this transplant

Green corridor from Bhopal to Mumbai, helps enable 102nd heart transplant at Fortis HospitalA team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant on a 12-year-old Mumbaikar. This feat became possible after the husband and children of a 62-year-old female from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh consented to donate her organs. The 62-year-old donor, a homemaker, suffered a […]

Pune tops the list of ‘green corridors’ for organ donation

Pune has carried out highest Green Corridors in the state so far. In 2015, the first Green Corridor was done on the day when DCP traffic of Pune haven't even heard about organ donation. City has now seen around 90 Green Corridors.

Pune tops the list of ‘green corridors’ for organ donation  Pune has carried out the highest Green Corridors in the state so far. In 2015, the first green corridor was done on the day when DCP traffic of Pune hasn’t even heard about organ donation. The city has now seen around 90 Green Corridors. From an urgent call to Commissioner of Police at 4 […]

Rajawadi Hospital proposes idea of ‘yellow corridor’ to help patients

Many times a patient is sent from one hospital to another hospital for treatment. In such a situation, the ambulance can be delayed by the wait in Mumbai’s traffic jam. Now to counter this, civic-run Rajawadi Hospital has written a letter to Mumbai Traffic Police proposing a ‘yellow corridor’ on similar lines to the pre-existing green corridor

Rajawadi Hospital proposes idea of ‘yellow corridor’ to help patientsJust as there is a green corridor which helps transports the organs of a brain-dead person in an efficient manner, a yellow corridor would help patients who have suffered a heart attack, stroke or in a critical condition to be transferred from hospitals in a faster way. A letter was written by Rajawadi Hospital’s Vigilance […]

Doctors perform Mumbai’s 2nd heart transplant of 2019 on middle-aged woman

This feat became possible after the wife of a 44-year old man from Nerul, Navi Mumbai, consented to donate his organs

Doctors perform Mumbai’s 2nd heart transplant of 2019 on middle-aged woman  A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant to save the life of a 48-year-old recipient from Surat, Gujarat, on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The 44-year-old donor who was working as a drawing teacher at a civic school in Bandra, […]

Surat: Brain-dead youth gives new lease of life to four

The family of a 18-year-old boy consented to donate his organs after he was declared brain-dead on September 12, this act of generosity helped give a new lease of life to four patients who were on the waitlist for an organ transplant

Surat: Brain-dead youth gives new lease of life to fourA cadaver donation took place at Surat’s Sunshine Global Hospital, on Wednesday, September 12. Mihir Patel, an 18-year-old youth was declared brain after being admitted in the hospital for two days. After appearing for his exams on Monday, September 10 he met with a road accident on his way home. His bike collided with another […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead man helps give a new lease of life to 18-yr-old youth

The heart was retrieved at PMSSY (Victoria Hospital), and was transported to M S Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre, Mattikere with the help of a green corridor. The distance of 8.2kms was covered in a span of 13 minute

Organ donation: Brain-dead man helps give a new lease of life to 18-yr-old youth  An 18-year-old student from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh gets a new lease of life as he undergoes a heart transplant at M S Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre – a unit managed by Narayana Health. The donor was a 27-year-old youth from Tamil Nadu was admitted at Victoria Hospital following an accident on August 15. Doctors […]

Organ donation: Mumbai witnesses 81st heart transplant

The young man’s family was counselled by medical social workers on organ donation to which they willingly consented to donate his organs. With this, the family has helped save the lives of at least four critically ill patients

Organ donation: Mumbai witnesses 81st heart transplantWith 2017 coming to a close end, surgeons at Fortis Hospital Mulund worked in perfect tandem along with medical social workers to enable Mumbai’s 81st Heart Transplant. The donor heart was implanted into a 40-year-old male recipient; this became possible after the parents of a 21-year-old male from Bhopal consented to donate their son’s organs. […]