organ donation

Five lakh people die waiting for organ transplant in India: Experts

At a programme organised to mark National Organ Donation Day at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, Prof Manoj Kumar Sahu said 17 people die every day due to lack of donors.

published on : 29th November 2021

Mother’s kind gesture: 11-year-old’s eyes, skin to give ‘hope’ to many

The eyes and skin of a 11-year-old girl, who on Monday succumbed to her injuries after falling from the third floor of a building here, were donated by her parents. 

published on : 18th November 2021

'Swap transplants' permissible even if each donor-recipient pair not near relatives, says HC

TP Sajid, counsel for the petitioners, pointed out that the Authorisation Committee rejected both sets of applications holding that the petitioners do not come under the purview of ‘near relative’

published on : 15th November 2021

Puneeth's noble gesture inspires fans even in death

The fact that the actor has given sight to four people has further motivated socially conscious citizens to pledge their eyes.

published on : 5th November 2021

Brain-dead Kerala man saves several lives with organ donation

A 46-year-old man, who was declared brain dead after meeting with an accident on September 24, saved several lives with organ donation on Tuesday. 

published on : 29th September 2021

'There is no criminal kidney': Organ donation can't be refused over donor’s antecedents, says HC

Justice PV Kunhi Krishnan issued the order on the petition filed by Radhakrishna Pillai of Nedumbana in Kollam, a kidney patient, challenging the order of the committee

published on : 31st August 2021

Family donates organs of 19-year-old Karnataka youth to help four patients in urgent need

The Chairman of Chirayu Hospital said that after getting consent from the family members, the body was examined and it was decided to remove the liver, kidney and eyes

published on : 28th August 2021

Organ banks, transplants severely hit by COVID-19 pandemic

The new head of the ophthalmology centre at AIIMS Delhi said he would be aiming to bridge this gap and strengthen eye banking.

published on : 28th August 2021

Family of brain-dead 5-year-old boy donates his organs

Doctors of MGM Healthcare Hospital harvested heart, lungs, and liver of a five-year-old boy, who was declared brain dead, after he met with an accident in Kallakurichi on August 19.

published on : 25th August 2021

In six days, 400 people in Kerala village agree for organ donation

Thengamam, a village in Adoor taluk, is known chiefly for a variety of crops and dairy farming. Now, it is all set to become a village of organ donors.

published on : 19th August 2021

Medical experts bat for organ donation

Senior medicos, during AIG Hosp’s webinar, state that India is yet to explore true potential of cadaver organ donation

published on : 14th August 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik appeals people to donate organs, save life

Thanking his family members for supporting and promoting human values, the Chief Minister said that they have displayed exemplary compassion and humanity by donating his vital organs.

published on : 14th August 2021

Covid surges, organ donation takes a hit

Doctors from Kochi talk about how Covid has made the already challenging process of organ transplantation more troublesome

published on : 13th August 2021

Farmer’s family donates organs to six patients in Bengaluru

Following the death of a 43-year-old road accident victim owing to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), his family decided to donate his organs to six beneficiaries in Bengaluru.

published on : 13th August 2021

Kerala trans couple gives consent to donate body after death

Earlier, only people belonging to male or female genders could donate their organ or body

published on : 10th August 2021
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