67-year-old farmer from Sangli to bike across India to raise awareness on organ donation

Awareness on organ donation is the need of the hour. In order to spread information about this vital issue among the masses, a 67-year-old farmer from Maharashtra is set to ride across India, on his motorbike to spread the word about organ donation

67-year-old farmer from Sangli to bike across India to raise awareness on organ donationPramod Laxman Mahajan, who has been a volunteer of the Rebirth foundation since two years, will travel by riding on his motorcycle across 18 states in India to spread awareness about organ donation. He has resolved to cover more than 12,000 to 15,000 kms during the course of his journey. Mahajan’s journey will be flagged […]

#SaveAaradhya : My Medical Mantra bags Maharashtra state social media award

 The state government of Maharashtra today announced that the #SaveAaradha campaign which was spearheaded by the health portal My Medical Mantra has won the state social media award. My Medical Mantra’s editor, Santosh Andhale will receive the award from the state government

#SaveAaradhya : My Medical Mantra bags Maharashtra state social media awardThe campaign which was run from January 2017 to September 2017. The campaign helped raise awareness about organ donation in the process. Several eminent personalities lent their support to this campaign. Aaradhya, a 3-year-old, at the time suffered from cardiomyopathy and she urgently requires a heart transplant as it was the only way that she […]

Organ donation: NGO organises march from Aurangabad to Tuljapur to spread awareness

Organ donation is the need of the hour. To create awareness regarding the same, the ‘Foundation Of Organ and Body Donation’ will conduct an organ donation march from November 12th to December 19th from Aurangabad to Tuljapur

Organ donation: NGO organises march from Aurangabad to Tuljapur to spread awarenessThe NGO is set to organise a walkathon/march from Aurangabad to Tuljapur. It will conduct the march from November 12 to December 19. The distance covered will be 671 kilometres. This walk has been organised through the effort of 10 people from Mumbai, who work towards spreading awareness on organ donation. One organ donor can […]

Step up campaign for organ donation, urges Vice President

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu called for stepping up the campaign for organ donation in a big way to meet the huge demand due to rising number of end organ failures of kidney, liver, heart, lung and pancreas. He also pressed for making organ transplantation an affordable procedure

Step up campaign for organ donation, urges Vice PresidentAddressing the 29th annual conference of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation in Hyderabad today, Naidu pointed out that although there was a huge requirement for donated organs in the country, only a miniscule number were getting them. “Of the 85,000 liver failure patients on waitlist annually, less than 3% get the organ. Similarly, while two […]

World Heart Day: Mumbaikar receives heart from brain-dead donor

The husband of the deceased consents to donate his brain-dead wife’s heart, liver and kidneys. This organ donation marked Fortis Hospital’s 84th heart transplant, so far this year

World Heart Day: Mumbaikar receives heart from brain-dead donorA team of cardiac experts at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully conducted a heart transplant to save the life of a 37-year-old female, Nita Desai (name changed) from Chembur, Mumbai, yesterday which also happened to be the eve of World Heart Day. This life saving transplant, which marks […]

Mumbai: Deceased 66-year-old woman donates skin tissue and bones

The woman and her family have set an exemplary example by donating her tissue and bones. For Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), which houses the India’s oldest and Mumbai’s lone tissue bank, it was only the third such donation since 2016

Mumbai: Deceased 66-year-old woman donates skin tissue and bonesIn a reassuring example of organ donation, the kin of a 66-year-old woman have donated her skin and bones. They have also donated her corneas. Kalaichelvi Jawahar passed away at Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai on Thursday, September 20. Her husband told the doctors about her desire to donate her eyes. Soon after the family’s […]

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donation

In order to spread awareness about organ donation in the state, the Maharashtra government has decided to promote the importance of organ donation on September 25 and 26

Mumbai: Rally organised at JJ Hospital to raise awareness on organ donationAn organ donation awareness rally was organised in Mumbai’s Sir JJ Group of hospitals in Mumbai on September 25. 500 people including doctors, nurses, intern doctors, and workers played at active role in making the rally a success. The main aim of the rally was to spread awareness about cadaver donation. Various programmes will be […]

Organ donation: Brain-dead woman helps save three lives in Mumbai

The family of a 57-year-old woman consented to donate her organs after she was declared brain-dead, this act of generosity helped give a new lease of life to three patients who were waiting for an organ transplant. This marked Mumbai 40th organ donation, so far this year

Organ donation: Brain-dead woman helps save three lives in MumbaiThe cadaver donation took place at Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital on Saturday, September 22. The 57-year-old female patient became brain-dead during the course of her treatment. The aggrieved relatives of the patient were counselled by the doctors. The family members were educated so they agreed upon donating her organs. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Rahul […]

Organ donation: ‘I feel good that even when my parents left this world, they still helped it’

It is very rare to see a couple donating their body and organs and creating an example for the society. This case was an exception as it not usually observed that children would donate their mother’s organs and father’s body. Their selfless gesture has help save the lives of others and also help medical students learn about the workings of the human body

Organ donation: ‘I feel good that even when my parents left this world, they still helped it’He and his sister have set a very brave example by deciding to turn a sorrowful event into something meaningful and contributing to society. Being aware about the dual concepts of organ and body donation, Gunjan refused to let grief pull him down, he is grateful that the death of his parents has helped give […]

Mumbai: NGO helps raise awareness on organ donation through Ganesh pandals

As the Ganesh festival is in progress, organisations have been using the Ganesh pandal venues as platforms to raise awareness on important social issues. One such NGO called Rajhans Pratishtan took the opportunity to create awareness on the concept of organ donation

Mumbai: NGO helps raise awareness on organ donation through Ganesh pandalsDuring the Ganeshostav in order to spread awareness about organ donation they have tied up with 50 Ganesh mandals across the city. Ganesh mandal’s from Dadar, Chembur, Goregaon, Byculla, and Borivali areas. Through the medium of posters and banners, Rajhans Pratishtan is spreading awareness about organ donation. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Suhas Kabre […]
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