‘India performs the second largest number of organ transplants in the world’

The union health minister presided over the 10th Indian Organ Donation Day. He urged people to pledge for organ donation and to save lives of the needy

‘India performs the second largest number of organ transplants in the world’The Health Ministers felicitated and recognised the noble act of organ donation of several families of donors. “You have inspired and motivated all of us through your act of strength and humanity in your saddest moments of life, and we salute all those breavehearts for being a source of life for the needy,” Dr Harsh […]

#OrganDonation: Maharashtra best state in the field of deceased organ donation

The state of Maharashtra received an award for being the best state in the field of deceased organ donation at the ‘10th Indian Organ Donation Day’ ceremony, organised by National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO) at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi on Saturday, November 30

#OrganDonation: Maharashtra best state in the field of deceased organ donationSurekha Joshi, an organ transplant coordinator from Maharashtra, received an award for the best organ transplant coordinator in India. She has been working for the cause of organ donation since 1997. She initially would counsel people about eye donation and eventually entered into the field of organ donation. She was also the recipient of the […]

Mumbai: Organ donation awareness rally organised at KEM Hospital

The rally was organised by the Regional Organ and Tissue Transplantation Organisation (ROTTO) and State Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (SOTTO). More than 150 participants from Rotto-Sotto associated NGO’s, ZTCC Mumbai, staff and students of KEM College of nursing, and NSS students from M.D. College, Parel participated in this organ donation awareness rally

Mumbai: Organ donation awareness rally organised at KEM HospitalNovember 27 was observed as National Organ Donation Day, continuing its momentum this rally was organised to spread the word on organ donation. Organ donation is the process of donating organs or biological tissue to a living recipient, who needs a transplant. There is a huge shortage of donated organs in India, which results in […]

Family of an organ donor share their story on ZTCC’s 19th anniversary  

The Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee (ZTCC) completed 19 years since its establishment. A programme was held at Sion Hospital to mark this anniversary. Families of organ donors were felicitated at the function and the current scenario of cadaver donation was also discussed at the event

Family of an organ donor share their story on ZTCC’s 19th anniversary  “I am not so sad that my husband has passed away, as I am content that he is alive through his organs in someone else’s body,” said Manisha Jagtap, the wife of a brain-dead organ donor. She was encouraging others to donate their organs on the 19th anniversary of ZTCC Mumbai. Suresh Jagtap, her deceased […]

Organ donation: 1.5 lakh patients on waitlist for a kidney in India

In an educational and awareness programme organised by ZTCC Mumbai at Sion Hospital, where ZTCC shared current figures of kidney -related ailment and also the number of patients waitlisted for organ donation in Mumbai and . At the event, they were also informed about Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and the need to prevent it

Organ donation: 1.5 lakh patients on waitlist for a kidney in IndiaMarch 14 is observed as World Kidney Day across the globe. 5 lakh people are waitlisted for a kidney across India, stated ZTCC Mumbai According to ZTCC, in Mumbai, around 3,564 people are currently waitlisted for a kidney transplant 30 to 40 per cent of people who suffer from diabetes are at a higher risk […]