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‘HIV window period major issue in blood donation’

Thus, there is the risk of HIV-infected blood, tested during the ‘window period’ but ‘found’ uninfected, being used for transfusion.

published on : 19th January 2019

Kollam native donates son’s organs to four persons

This is said to be the first cadaver organ donation in the state this year.

published on : 10th January 2019

Eighteen states, 10000 kilometers, one journey; Maharashtra man on mission to spread awareness on organ donation

Pramod Mahajan, a 67-year-old sugarcane farmer from Sangli in Maharashtra who has taken upon himself the responsibility of spreading awareness on organ donation by undertaking a 10,000-km travel.

published on : 2nd January 2019

Blood to be provided free of cost at all government hospitals in Punjab from January 1 

As part of 'Tandarust Punjab', all government hospitals across the state will provide blood and blood components free of cost to patients, a statement quoted Health Minister Brahm Mohindra as saying.

published on : 31st December 2018

Pregnant woman HIV blood transfusion case: Donor, who attempted suicide, dies at hospital

'His condition worsened in the wee hours of Sunday when he began to vomit blood. He died at 8.10 am failing to respond to the treatment,' said GRH doctor.

published on : 30th December 2018

This constable in Karnataka leads hundreds to donate blood and pledge organs

The 29-year-old constable has made it his mission to encourage and educate people about organ and blood donation and sign them up for the cause.

published on : 30th December 2018

Organ donations drop by more than 50 per cent in Delhi

Delhi saw a drop of more than 50 per cent in organ donations from brain dead patients in 2018 as city hospitals reported merely 19 cases as compared to 45 last year. 

published on : 28th December 2018

UK considers religious beliefs to attract more Indian-origin organ donors

The National Health Service (NHS) said the change was being brought in after it emerged that the main barrier to organ donation among people from South Asian backgrounds is the belief.

published on : 13th December 2018

In death, Kozhikode native Laisamma gives life to others

 Laisamma, a native of Chembanod at Kozhikode, who succumbed to her injuries suffered in a road accident, will now give life to a group of patients from Tamil Nadu and Kerala. 

published on : 9th December 2018

Kidney Donation Row: Sikh girl to move J&K High Court for organ donation

In the affidavit, Manjot's father has threatened of legal action against the Institute in case the organ transplant was carried out.

published on : 6th December 2018

Private schools in Krishna district begin admission process against Andhra government guidelines

Though entrances tests for admission were abolished by the government, many schools are conducting them in the name of assessment and taking thousands of rupees as donations from parents.

published on : 6th December 2018

Kidney donation row: My priority is to save life of my friend, relations can be saved later, says Sikh girl

Her father had on Sunday appealed the Governor and High Court to prevent his daughter from donating kidney to her friend. 

published on : 3rd December 2018

Sikh girl fails to donate kidney to Muslim friend as family objects

It is my strong belief in humanity which is motivating me to donate my kidney, Manjot Singh Kohli, a Jammu-based Sikh social activist.

published on : 1st December 2018

As organ donors decline, Health Department ventures to dispel misconceptions

Kerala Network for Organ Sharing state nodal officer Dr Noble Gracious said that due to misconceptions among people, live donors were more in number than cadaver donors.

published on : 27th November 2018

Kerala takes a giant leap in organ transplantation

The Health Department has decided to appoint Transplant Procurement Managers (TPM), a move that will bring a paradigm shift in the organ donation process in the state.

published on : 26th November 2018
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