3-year-old organ donor saves 5 lives in China

A three-year-old Chinese girl from died of a brain tumour but helped save the lives of five other persons when her heart, liver, kidneys and corneas were donated.

Kerala doctors successfully conduct first multiple transplant surgery

In a medical achievement, Kochi doctors conducted the first successful combined pancreas and kidney transplant in the state and the third in India.

Mother agrees to donate organs of brain dead son

A grief stricken mother of a 30-year-old software engineer who was declared brain dead after a road accident has decided to donate her son's organs to help the ones in need.  

Tamil Nadu: Kin of brain dead techie donate his organs

Setting aside their grief, the family members of a 30-year-old software engineer, who was declared brain dead following a road accident, donated his organs on Friday, hospital authorities said.

Government to encourage children for organ donation

The government would work to encourage children to develop a positive attitude towards organ donation, particularly for eye donation, union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said.

Shabana, Javed pledge to donate organs

Veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi and her husband, renowned lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar, have pledged to donate their organs.

Raj govt working on registration cell for donation of organs

Rajasthan government has initiated work on forming a state-level registration cell for donation of organs like eye and kidney.

AP Health Minister pledges to donate his organs

Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas today pledged to be an organ donor on the occasion of `World Organ Donation Day` even as he appealed people and especially the kin of brain dead patients to come forward for the cause, to save the needy.

AIIMS medics save eight lives through organ donation

Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here Friday saved eight lives through cadaver organ donation.

Rishi Kapoor pledges to donate organs

Actor Rishi Kapoor here today pledged to donate organs.

Polio-affected woman donates kidney to granddaughter

A wheelchair-bound grandmother from a village in Punjab`s Sangrur district has donated a kidney to her teenaged granddaughter to save her life, a leading doctor said Thursday.

`Brain dead` cases should be notifiable: AIIMS director

It should be made mandatory for every hospital to notify `brain dead` cases without delay, so that donation of organs is more efficient, M.C. Mishra, director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, said Thursday.

Abdul Kalam wants strengthening of healthcare system

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam today sought strengthening of the country`s healthcare system by use of technology and science so that public health goals can be achieved.

Pranab Mukherjee launches campaign for donation of posthumous human bodies, organs, tissues

President Pranab Mukherjee launched a campaign for the donation of posthumous human bodies, organs and tissues.

UK doctor asks WB govt to start corpse donation programme

A visiting UK doctor, one of pioneers in liver transplant operations, said here today that he is shocked to find that West Bengal doesn`t have cadaver donor programme which can save millions of lives.

Obama signs bill for HIV organ donation

US President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday a bill that allows scientists to carry out research into organ donations from one person with HIV to another.

AIIMS felicitates families for donating organs of loved ones

It was hard for 41-year-old Seema Bindal to see her daughter die in front of her eyes, but she decided to keep her 16-year-old girl "alive" by donating her organs to those in need of them.

Parents donate organs of brain dead son

In a noble gesture, parents of a 19-year-old youth, who was declared brain dead after a road mishap here two days ago, have donated their son`s organs to five persons.

Infant`s kidneys save woman`s life in UK

Tiny kidneys from a five-week-old baby have been successfully transplanted into a 22-year-old woman of Asian-origin who was dying of renal failure.

Delhi students walk for organ donation

Around 1,000 students of Shivaji College in Delhi organised a walkathon Wednesday to create awareness on organ donation.