Vice President calls for easing procedures to regulate organ donation

The Vice President calls upon the youth to overcome apprehensions and pledge to donate organs. He also called for creating a system to help family members of patients to overcome the constraints posed by critical, complex and costly post-transplant care

Vice President calls for easing procedures to regulate organ donationThe Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon the youth to overcome their apprehensions and take a pledge to donate their organs. He said that the youth, with their scientific outlook to Indian traditions, can convince the society to make organ donation a mission. Terming organ donation as a ‘delicate and sensitive’ process that requires […]

Mumbai: JJ Hospital organises organ donation drive to promote awareness

On Thursday, September 05 Mumbai’s state-run JJ Hospital organised an organ donation drive, as a part of its on-going Organ Donation Campaign. This was done to promote the cause of organ donation and encourage more people to come forward and be organ donors

Mumbai: JJ Hospital organises organ donation drive to promote awarenessThe starting point of the organ donation drive was near Air India building at Marine Drive and the drive concluded at JJ Gymkhana. Doctors, nurses, interns, postgraduate students, and college students participated in large numbers in this drive. Many people are on the waiting list across the country for an organ transplant. But there are […]

How organ donation became this father life-long mission

June 22 marks the day that Krishna Mujmule’s daughter, Dhanashree, received a heart transplant. During their struggle, the Mujmule family realised and understood the importance and value of organ donation. There are so many people who are waitlisted for an organ transplant, and their numbers keep increasing with each passing day

How organ donation became this father life-long mission“We will never forget the endless wait and extensive ordeal which we faced, while waiting for an organ transplant, which would give our daughter a second chance at life. The memories of the year that has gone by our still freshly embedded inside our hearts. We spent long sleepless nights, wondering whether our daughter would […]

Organ donation: Doctors raise awareness to treat kidney failure

India has the dubious distinction of being called as the diabetes capital of the world. Given the huge number of people affected by this disease, it is also a known factor for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Hence, awareness on organ donation is very important, as diabetes plays a major role in causing kidney failure

Organ donation: Doctors raise awareness to treat kidney failureIndia is home to more than 69 million people with Type 2 diabetes mellitus, these numbers are expected to rise to 140 million by the year 2040. And almost half of these cases remain undiagnosed. 30 to 40% patients with diabetes mellitus may turn into a Chronic Kidney Disease patient. To highlight this concern, an […]

First cadaver donation of 2017 at Sion Hospital

The deceased person’s heart was allocated to Fortis hospital. The liver was allocated to KEM Hospital. One kidney was allocated to Hinduja hospital, while other was allocated to Sion Hospital

First cadaver donation of 2017 at Sion HospitalThe first cadaver donation of the year happened in Sion Hospital on Sept 28. Abraham John, a 35-year-old man’s organs were donated to the various hospitals in the city. Abraham who was from Kerala was hospitalised in Sion Hospital on Sept 26 after he met with a railway accident. His heart was allocated to Fortis […]

Organ donation: 19-year-old youth, gives new life to three

A plane was arranged to transport his heart from Latur to Mumbai and a green corridor was created to transport his heart to Mumbai. His kidneys went to patients awaiting a transplant in Aurangabad

Organ donation: 19-year-old youth, gives new life to threeA 19-year-old boy from Latur has given a new lease of life to 3 people waiting for donor organs. The boy Kiran Sunil Lobhe was electrocuted at his residence. He was then taken to a private hospital. After being declared brain-dead, yesterday afternoon and the family being counselled, his body was then shifted to Government […]

An engineer from Navi Mumbai gives new life to four

The deceased had met with a bike accident on September 21 and was declared brain-dead on September 23. This is Mumbai's 41st cadaver organ donation, this year

An engineer from Navi Mumbai gives new life to fourA Navi Mumbai engineer gave new lease of life to four people waiting for donor organs for transplant after he was declared brain-dead at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai on September 23. Lokesh Gholap was on his way to the office on his bike when he met with accident on September 21 on the Thane-Belapur road. […]

Krushna meets his mother, ex-armyman father hunts for job to pay bills

After successful heart transplant on Krushna his mother met him for the first time on Thursday. But his father is still at his hometown, arranging money for Krushna’s treatment

Krushna meets his mother, ex-armyman father hunts for job to pay billsKrushna, who was waiting for six months to get heart, has recently undergone heart transplant surgery. Its been two days that the surgery took place and Krushna is recovering at ICU in Fortis hospital in Mumbai. Doctors said they have kept him in unconscious state so that he does not do too many movements. Krushna’s […]

Daughter saves father’s life by donating a part of liver

A 24-year-old girl donated her 60 per cent of liver to save her father’s life. Liver transplant took place in the Global hospitals on August 31

Daughter saves father’s life by donating a part of liverJagdish Patel (50), an Andheri resident, went through a hard time as due to hepatitis his liver failed. He was suffering from liver cirrhosis and the doctors informed his family that only liver transplant is the option to save him. After Patel was told that he will have to undergo liver transplant, his daughter came […]

ReBirth foundation hosts event to promote organ donation

On the eve of organ donation day yesterday, the ReBirth foundation in Pune hosted an event to spread awareness about organ donation. The foundation was started by Rajesh Shetty in January 2015. The idea of the foundation was to help people with queries of organ donation, a lesser known concept at the time

ReBirth foundation hosts event to promote organ donationOrgan donation is a very important topic of discussion, right now. August 29th has been declared as Organ Donation Day by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis. On the eve of Organ Donation Day yesterday, the ReBirth foundation in Pune hosted an event to spread awareness about organ donation. The foundation was started by […]
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