Aurangabad: Cadaver donation gives new lease of life to three

The family of a 55-year-old Nanded woman agreed to donate her organs after she was declared brain-dead youth, their decision helped save three patients who were waiting for an organ transplant, by giving them a second chance to live. This is Aurangabad’s 19th organ donation

Aurangabad: Cadaver donation gives new lease of life to threeA cadaver donation occurred today at Sunrise Hospital in Nanded, Maharashtra. A 55-year-old woman was recently admitted to the hospital after she met with a road accident. After a few days of treatment, her condition deteriorated and she was declared brain-dead by the doctors. After counselling, the bereaved family made a brave decision to donate […]

Organ donation at Hinduja Hospital helps save three lives

The family of a 23-year-old Mumbai youth agreed to donate his organs of the brain-dead youth, which went on to save three patients who were waiting for an organ transplant

Organ donation at Hinduja Hospital helps save three livesA cadaver donation took place today at Mahim’s P.D. Hinduja Hospital. This is the 29th cadaver organ donation for Mumbai, this year. A 23-year-old man admitted to P. D.Hinduja Hospital on July 17 with acute cerebral infarct and acute myocardial infarction, he was later declared brain stem dead by doctors. The bereaved family made a […]

13-year-old gives a new lease of life to two girls

A green corridor was created during the transit of the organs from Sparsh Hospital, Yeshwantpur to Narayana Health City

13-year-old gives a new lease of life to two girls  Two lives have been saved on Wednesday, July 18, in Bengaluru, as the family of a 13-year-old boy decided to donate his organs. The boy has given a new lease of life to two girls, aged 11 and 9 respectively. The 13-year-old donor, hailing from Karnataka, was admitted to Yeshwantpur-based Sparsh Hospital, following an […]

Western Railway’s Jagjivan Ram Hospital performs first multi-organ retrieval

Western Railway’s Jagjivan Hospital has undertaken an organ retrieval operation which will help save precious lives of numerous patients who are on the wait-list for organ transplant

Western Railway’s Jagjivan Ram Hospital performs first multi-organ retrievalAccording to information provided by Ravinder Bhakar, Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, an ex-staff of Western Railways, a 64-year-old man, was admitted to Jagjivan Hospital on July 09, was diagnosed with bilateral ulnar artery thrombosis and was being accordingly treated for it. However after 48 hours, this male patient developed intra-cranial haemorrhage and […]

Parents struggle to find organ donor for son, move to Chennai

It’s been more than three months since the parents of Avighna were told that their son suffers from a rare genetic liver disorder known as Ciggler-Najjar Syndrome. He has been on the waiting list for the last four months. Their on-going struggle has made them move to Chennai, where they hope to find a suitable donor for their child

Parents struggle to find organ donor for son, move to Chennai“It’s been an endless wait. We don’t know what will happen. Every day seems like a decade has gone by. We tried everything we could in Mumbai, to find an organ donor. Through friends and family, we were informed that we could find good doctors in Chennai and that we had a better chance of […]

Punekars to cycle to Mangalore for creating awareness on organ donation

Organ donation should be the national movement is the aim of those who are working on the cause. Similarly, a Pune based NGO, wants to increase organ donation at national level and so is going beyond the city and state from where its volunteers belong

Punekars to cycle to Mangalore for creating awareness on organ donationA Pune based NGO named Rebirth, which works in the field of organ donation will be organising a cycle rally in Karnataka in to spread awareness on organ donation. The rally will cover more than 200 kms. Doctors, NGO’s, and Kannadigas will be taking part in the campaign. The rally take place from August 22 […]

Rotary International to organise mass online pledge for organ donation

The entire database of those who have pledged will be centrally located with ZTCC. The mass pledging will be made possible through the online platform www.giftlife.co.in. The organisers are hoping to set a world record for getting maximum pledges in one day

Rotary International to organise mass online pledge for organ donationRotary International is organising mass pledging for organ donation on August 09. Around 100 trained volunteers are spreading awareness on organ donation by visiting societies, colleges and work places. Once the pledge form is filled the relatives of those who have signed up for the pledge form will get a message informing that a pledge […]

Nine-months-old boy youngest to undergo successful liver transplant

Kavya Raut becomes the youngest baby to undergo a successful liver transplant surgery in western India. His mother donated a part of the liver to him. The doctors performed ‘Living Donor Liver Transplant’ surgery on him

Nine-months-old boy youngest to undergo successful liver transplantDoctors at Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai Central, performed a living donor liver transplant surgery on a nine-months-old baby boy named Kavya Raut. Kavya weighs 5.6 kg and hails from Gholwad village in Palghar District. He has become the youngest baby who underwent a liver transplant surgery in western India. A team of doctors, led by […]

Experts demand prior legal consent to boost organ donation campaign

In India, only 0.58 people in one million donate organs. Hundreds of people die in India because of lack of organs. Experts state that many potential donors could be tapped, if the concept like presumed consent; wherein a person automatically become an organ donor unless they decide to opt out, is worked out

Experts demand prior legal consent to boost organ donation campaignWhile the government is pondering over providing monetary help to organ donor families, experts believe that presumed consent may be a viable method of addressing the organ shortage in India. Presumed consent is alternatively known as an ‘opt-out’ system. This means that if the deceased has expressed a wish in life not to be an […]

Organ Donation: Union Govt proposes monetary help to donor families

There are lakhs of patients who are waiting for an organ transplant in India. Day by Day the waiting list is increasing. In India, only 0.58 people in one million donate organs. To spread awareness and encourage people for organ donation the union government proposes to provide financial assistance to the donor families

Organ Donation: Union Govt proposes monetary help to donor familiesSoon, the organ donor families in India will get monetary help from the Union government.  The Union government has proposed Rs five lakh for the donor family and Rs 50,000 for the hospital where the organ donation will take place.  The said proposal is still under consideration with the Union government.  The Health Ministry has […]
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