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.

Tamil Nadu leads in brain dead organ donation

Tamil Nadu leads in cadaver organ donation in India as the last year alone witnessed 136 such donations, Dr J Amalorpavanathan, state convenor, Cadaver Transplant Programme, Tamil Nadu Organ Society, said Saturday.

First successful organ donation from newborn in Britain

Doctors have performed the first-ever successful organ donation from a very sick newborn in Britain.

Badi Khabar: Menace of 'fake voters' and 'fake pension schemes' in Delhi

Data shows that 3,96,914 voters in Delhi have more than one voter card in their names.

'Slim chance of Ebola virus passing through organ donation'

The risk of the Ebola virus passing from organ donor to recipient is extremely small, experts suggest.

45-yr-old organ donor saves 5 lives

A 45-year-old man died due to critical illness at a hospital here but has helped save the lives of five other persons when his liver, pancreas, kidneys and corneas were donated.

Spread awareness about organ donation in schools: Najeeb Jung

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung Tuesday directed the health department to launch awareness campaigns about organ donation in schools and initiate curriculum changes to sensitise children about the issue.

300 youths to sign for organ donation in Ghaziabad

Taking organ donation to new heights, around three hundred people have decided to donate their organs posthumously by taking an oath on Sunday at the Mewar Institute here.

Tamil Nadu leads nation in organ donation

In the last six years, 530 families have come forward to donate organs in Tamil Nadu, despite their moments of grief, a top official of the cadaver transplant programme in the state said here on Saturday.

Making law to encourage organ transplant a complex issue: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that formulating any law to encourage organ donation was a complex issue in view of the illegal rackets involved in it, especially the medical fraternity.

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.