Mumbai Marathon: ‘We participated to create awareness on organ donation’

Every year, Mumbai Marathon witnesses the participation of enthusiastic runners. People participate in the marathon to create awareness on vital issues like healthy living, global warming, child education, child labour, save and plant trees, save the girl child and so on. Today, Kasliwal family participated in the Mumbai Marathon, to create awareness regarding organ donation. Yes! You heard it right!

Mumbai Marathon: ‘We participated to create awareness on organ donation’There are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number […]

Mumbai: 52-year-old gives a new lease of life to four

Organ donation is the need of the hour. Owing to this, the organs of a 52-year-old brain-dead man were donated to four. On Thursday afternoon, the organ donation procedure was completed at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai where his liver, kidneys and heart were donated

Mumbai: 52-year-old gives a new lease of life to fourKrushnakant Pande (name changed), a Andheri resident, was suffering from headache. On January 7, he was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. But on January 17, the doctors declared him brain-dead, due to brain haemorrhage. After which, the doctors took the family’s consent for organ donation. Being aware about the cause of organ donation, Pande’s […]

Daughters fulfilled father’s last wish by donating his body

One organ donor can save up to eight lives. Similarly, Rasiklal Walia, (75), a Borivali resident, who was confined to bed said, ‘I won’t survive, but donate my body’. He told his daughters that it is his last wish. After which his three daughters donated his body at KEM Hospital, Mumbai

Daughters fulfilled father’s last wish by donating his bodyMumbai’s Walia family has set a new example for the society, by creating awareness about organ donation. The skin and eye donation procedure was completed at the Masina Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai. His eyes were donated at the Parel eye bank and his skin was donated at the Masina Hospital’s eye bank. While, his body was […]

Now, organ donation lessons at railway stations  

There are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number of people waiting for a transplant is getting larger. Owing to which awareness was created regarding organ donation at Churchgate and Mumbai Central railway stations with the help of the posters

Now, organ donation lessons at railway stations  Organ donation is the need of the hour. One organ donor can save up to eight lives. So, though Rajhans Prathisthan, Shrikant Apte decided to spread awareness regarding the same and decided to carry out the  organ donation  awareness campaign at the railway stations. Organ donation awareness was created at Churchgate and Mumbai Central Railway stations. On January 17, the organ […]

Frame guidelines for emergency organ donation: Bombay HC

A petition filed in the Bombay High Court, highlights an incident wherein a person lost out on a chance of being donated with an organ from a potential donor. This happened as the hospital did not have a license to carry out organ retrieval. This shows how people can suffer due to needless technicalities. Taking light of this, the high court has asked the Maharashtra government to take measures to prevent such situations

Frame guidelines for emergency organ donation: Bombay HCThe Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra Government to formulate guidelines to handle emergency situations with respect to brain-dead patients and organ donation The court was hearing a petition filed by Swapnil Raut, on an end-stage kidney disease patient awaiting donor kidney from a brain-dead patient. “The court has directed the state government […]

Heart and liver transplant will soon be performed at Sassoon Hospital

The hospital administration has written to the state and central government seeking permission to perform heart and liver transplants. It expects to receive permission in the next week. While hospital is already carrying out cadaver retrieval of organs, it hopes to boost the movement of organ donation once it is able to perform these procedures

Heart and liver transplant will soon be performed at Sassoon HospitalThe Sassoon General Hospital, Pune has applied to carry out liver and heart transplant procedures at the hospital recently. While these procedures are not done in this government hospital, the hospital administration has asked for the permission from the state and union government to carry out these procedures. Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean of Sassoon Hospital’s […]

Mumbai Marathon: 3 months post liver transplant, ‘he’ is ready to run

Three months ago, Sandeep Kalsiwal, a Jalgaon resident underwent liver transplantation. Now, Sandeep is planning to participate in the Mumbai Marathon which will be held on January 21. Sandeep’s vital decision will inspire many and will help to create awareness regarding the organ donation

Mumbai Marathon: 3 months post liver transplant, ‘he’ is ready to runPeople across the city, nation and the world are gearing up for the upcoming Mumbai Marathon scheduled on January 21. The runners are occupying tracks in parks, roads and beaches.  To create awareness on healthy lifestyle and liver ailments, the nephrologists from the private hospitals, the liver donors and the recipients will also participate in […]

Mumbai marks first heart transplant of 2018

Organ donation is a noble deed indeed. With an ex-navy officer donating his wife’s organs yesterday, it marked the first organ donation of 2018

Mumbai marks first heart transplant of 2018Organ donation can save a parent from the pain of losing a child, it prevents a child from growing up without a parent, it adds years of happiness to couples whose time together would otherwise have been cruelly cut short. It is the ultimate gift of love. One such example was set by an ex-navy […]

Mumbai: A doctor couple celebrates silver jubilee, pledges to donate organs

Organ donation is gaining momentum. As, one organ donor can save up to eight lives. In order to spread the message of organ donation, this Mumbai doctor couple has gone extra miles. On their 25th wedding anniversary on December 31, the couple has pledged to donate their organs in order to create awareness regarding the same

Mumbai: A doctor couple celebrates silver jubilee, pledges to donate organsThe couple and their families plan a lavish party for their 25th wedding anniversary. The whole idea behind it is to relive those precious moments. But, a doctor couple from Mumbai has set an example by pledging to donate their organ at their 25th wedding anniversary on December 31, 2017. A few days ago, a […]

Highlights of 2017: Health news web portal My Medical Mantra’s journey

To keep people updated about the healthcare sector. India’s leading health news web portal My Medical Mantra, has carved a niche audience with its efforts, timely reporting of the news, campaigns, medical breakthroughs and fitness and diet mantras. With an aim to pave the way for long term well-being, the portal helps in spreading, promoting and encouraging a healthy living

Highlights of 2017: Health news web portal My Medical Mantra’s journeyMy Medical Mantra is a medical news portal which aims at bringing the latest news, interesting developments and intriguing facts from the medical world in simple words for its readers. On December 4, health news web portal My Medical Mantra completed a year. On the occasion of its first anniversary, The Vice President of India, […]
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