Punjab govt to observe eye donation fortnight

Punjab government will observe 'Eye donation fortnight' from today onwards till September 8 to generate awareness for the cause.

Army carries out special drive to popularize organ donation

Become a donor and save lives. That is the message the Indian Army is spreading this month as it aims to popularize organ donation.

Organs of brain dead man save three lives in Delhi

 A 40-year-old man, who was declared brain dead at the AIIMS here, has saved the lives of three people by donating his organs, including liver and kidneys, a top official of the hospital said on Thursday.

Tamil Nadu tops in organ donation: Health Minister

Tamil Nadu leads in organ donation in the country with organs of 683 persons being harvested and donated to over 3000 beneficiaries since the setting up of the Transplant Authority of Tamil Nadu in 2008, State Health Minister C Vijaya Bhaskar said today.

Donate an organ, save a life

Donate an organ to the person who needs it most and save a life.

Shedding stigma, cadaver donation catching up in Kerala

Personal inhibitions and religious reasons once stopped people from donating their organs but cadaver donation is steadily catching up in Kerala with state agencies expecting the number of donors to touch 70 this year.

Donating for a cause: Organ donation on rise in India

Organ transplantation has been one of the superlative advances of modern science that has resulted in many patients acquiring a renewed lease of life with cadaver organ donation fast developing into a major treatment protocol.

At three, Anjana becomes Kerala's youngest organ donor

A five-year-old boy was doing well here on Monday after getting the liver and kidneys of a brain dead three-year-old girl, who became Kerala's youngest organ donor.

CII, YI to create awareness on organ donation

With the gap in human organs demand and supply increasing year on year, the local chapters of CII and Yi have joined hands with 12 major hospitals here to create awareness on the need for organ donation among the public in a sustained but conspicuous manner.

Strict laws preventing organ donation in India: NGO

Strict laws and low awareness are among the reasons that hamper organ donation in India, a country where lakhs of people die due to failure to get organs, according to an NGO working in the field.

Now, campaign to attract organ donors in Delhi-NCR

A city-based hospital, in collaboration with several voluntary groups, on Wednesday launched a campaign to increase awareness for organ donation among people residing in Delhi-NCR.

Maharashtra Health Minister bats for organ donation

 Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant has asked doctors to intensify the organ donation movement in the state.

Maharashtra Health Minister bats for organ donation

Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant has asked doctors to intensify the organ donation movement in the state.

Need movement to encourage organ donations in India: Harsh Vardhan

 Ruing the dismal status of organ donations in India, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today called for a movement to encourage people to come forward to pledge their organs even as he declared that the government was planning six regional centres for organ donation.

23 organs harvested in a day at Chennai hospital

In a rare operation, the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals has harvested 23 different organs from five brain-dead donors to give a new lease of life to needy patients, an official said on Wednesday.

IMA to create organ donors' registry in Kerala

Indian Medical Association in Kerala has come up with a plan to create a voluntary registry of organ donors with details of people who are willing to donate their organs and their consent letters.

'India far behind from meeting organs demand'

India has not been able to meet organs demand for patients despite having good medical infrastructure, programmes, and legal framework, Health Secretary B.P. Sharma said on Friday.

Organs of brain dead woman donated

A 21-year-old teacher training student, declared brain dead after a road mishap, has given a new lease of live to seven persons, with her family donating her organs.

International experts praise India's first-ever hand transplant surgery

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New Delhi: The international experts on Thursday lauded the milestone of India's first hand transplant conducted by doctors at the Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS) in January this year.

Indian NGO, UK health authority ink MoU to improve organ donation rates

Representatives from an Indian NGO Mohan Foundation and NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) met at the House of Lords on 26th February 2015 to sign an important Memorandum of Understanding, agreeing to work together to learn from each other's experiences.