Organ donation: Meet a health ambassador who creates awareness on railway stations

Keeping in line with our stories which share a theme of organ donation, today we bring you the inspiring story of an individual who is truly 'out there' to spread awareness on organ donation. August 13 is observed as Indian organ donation day and this 68-year-old health ambassador is on a mission to spread awareness on tobacco related diseases and organ donation

Organ donation: Meet a health ambassador who creates awareness on railway stationsAfter retiring from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, 68-year-old Ramesh Dongre took up the mission to educate people about the ill effects of tobacco, about organ donation, noise pollution, cleanliness and so on with the help of a board on Kandivali railway station, Mumbai, for an hour daily. He wears the banner and creates awareness […]

Doctor creates music album to spread 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 of people waiting for a transplant is getting larger. Owing to which, a doctor has launched a music album titled - ‘Ungadaan Mahadaan’

Doctor creates music album to spread awareness on organ donationOrgan donation is the need of the hour. So, with an aim to spread awareness regarding organ donation, a music album ‘Ungadaan Mahadaan’ has been launched. Dr Vijay Bhave, a paediatrician from Mumbai has written songs of this music album. The music album is in Hindi and is available on YouTube. The album is getting […]

Organ donation: ‘Centre has developed standard curriculum’, JP Nadda

Organ donation is the need of the hour. Union health minister JP Nadda tweeted, “Our government is implementing National Organ Transplant Programme for promotion of organ donation from deceased persons in order to increase the availability of organs for transplant to save lives"

Organ donation: ‘Centre has developed standard curriculum’, JP NaddaThere are millions 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 […]

Soon: Organ donation information to be printed on your driving license

Nitin Gadkari, Union transport minister said, one of the leading company has given the proposal. We are signing an agreement with them to incorporate the organ donation information on the driving license. Earlier, Nagpur’s RTO Officer Sharad Jichkar had written a letter to the transport commissioner regarding the same

Soon: Organ donation information to be printed on your driving licenseIn 2016,  4,80,000 accidents took place in India 1,50,000 people died in the accidents The accidental deaths have increased by 3% Every day, 413 citizens lose their lives in accidents While speaking on the subject, Nitin Gadkari, Union transport minister said, “One of the leading company has given me the proposal. We are signing an agreement […]

Journey of Mumbai’s first paediatric heart transplant recipient

Sweden D’souza was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy in 2015, received a heart from a 20-year-old donor from Indore in Jan 2016. Today, she leads a normal life. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, her father talks about the importance of organ donation and Sweden’s journey till now. Also, last year, she successfully passed her HSC exams securing a first class!

Journey of Mumbai’s first paediatric heart transplant recipientAbout two years ago, in 2015 Vikhroli’s resident Anthony D’Souza and his wife were shocked when they learnt that their beloved daughter Sweden, aged 17 at the time, was diagnosed with end stage heart disease. All they knew then was that she ardently needed a heart transplant. It was on January 2, 2016, that the […]

Soon-to-wed couple takes organ donation vow, appeals people to join

Organ donation is the need of the hour. Now, to spread awareness, A Nashik Couple who is set to tie the knot on March 18, will appeal people to donate organs on their wedding day, by pledging for the same. Also, blood donation will be done

Soon-to-wed couple takes organ donation vow, appeals people to joinThere 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. Now, a Nashik couple who is set to marry on March 18, has taken up the organ donation […]

‘If not for the timely donation, this birthday wouldn’t have been possible’

On her first birthday after the heart transplant, Aaradhya’s father Yogesh Mule thanked her donor for giving her a new lease of life. Organ donation not only gifts a life to the recipient; it saves 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

‘If not for the timely donation, this birthday wouldn’t have been possible’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 […]

Bombay to Goa organ donation march begins

To create awareness regarding organ donation, Bombay to Goa organ donation march has begun. The ‘Foundation Of Organ and Body Donation’ has organised this organ donation march 2018. Today, the march started from KEM Hospital. Dr Avinash Supe, Dean, KEM Hospital flagged off the march

Bombay to Goa organ donation march begins1 donor can save up to 8 lives. So, to spread awareness on organ donation, ‘Foundation Of Organ and Body Donation’ is working tirelessly. Organ donation march has begun from Bombay to Goa. This is the second year, the march has been conducted. The main aim is to create awareness regarding organ donation in the rural […]

Organ donation: Swara Bhaskar and Nagraj Manjule support My Medical Mantra’s campaign

Organ donation is the need of the hour as one donor can save up to 8 lives. Now, actress Swara Bhaskar has appealed everyone to donate organs. While, director Nagraj Manjule supported My Medical Mantra’s organ donation campaign

Organ donation: Swara Bhaskar and Nagraj Manjule support My Medical Mantra’s campaignThere are millions 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 […]

Soon: Every adult in Netherlands to be an organ donor

The Netherlands has passed a new law making everyone a potential organ donor unless they ‘opt out’ specifically. The law is expected to be implemented in 2020 after approval from King Willem-Alexander. Similar donation laws already exist in Spain, Belgium and France. Regarding this move, My Medical Mantra spoke to the organisations which are tirelessly working to create awareness on organ donation and this step has received a mixed response

Soon: Every adult in Netherlands to be an organ donorAs per CNN’s report, a new law would make all adults in the Netherlands organ donors — unless they ‘opt out’ of the system. Every person over 18 who is not registered will receive a letter asking whether they wish to donate their organs. Failure to respond to this letter — or another six weeks […]
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