Lungs of donors over 60 years safe for transplantation, says study

Lungs of donors over 60 years safe for transplantation, says study

The findings showed that younger patients who received older donor lungs experienced much better outcomes when a double versus a single transplantation was performed. 

Nov 10, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

Syrian doctors plead for help, fearing the world is "bored" with their conflict

Tens of thousands of displaced Syrians have found refuge in the northern province of Idlib, which borders Turkey.

Jun 14, 2017, 00:19 AM IST

Donors face record request of USD 9 billion to aid Syrians

International aid to the victims of Syria's five-year war, including millions forced to flee their homes, has persistently fallen short, but organisers of tomorrow's annual Syria pledging conference hope for greater generosity this time around, despite a record request of close to USD 9 billion for 2016.

Feb 03, 2016, 21:53 PM IST
Donors pledge $3bn in aid to quake-hit Nepal

Donors pledge $3bn in aid to quake-hit Nepal

International donors led by India and China pledged around $3 billion to rebuild quake-devastated Nepal on Thursday, as the country`s premier vowed "zero tolerance" of corruption and said all aid money would go to victims.

Jun 25, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

'Donors should demand human rights progress in Afghanistan'

Afghanistan's foreign donors should press the Afghan government to prevent further deterioration in the war-torn country's human rights situation and to support crucial services, prominent rights groups said today.

Dec 03, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

UN, Palestinians call for $550 mn in Gaza aid

The United Nations and the Palestinian government called Tuesday for international donors to provide $550 million in aid to help hundreds of thousands of Gazans affected by a devastating war with Israel.

Sep 10, 2014, 01:31 AM IST

Draft guidelines submitted in Delhi HC over donor`s body

The city government on Wednesday submitted draft guidelines in the Delhi High Court on donation of bodies in hospitals for medical research purposes stating the procedure to be followed for donation.

Aug 14, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

CPI-M says it has no hidden income

The CPI-M Sunday said it had nothing to hide about its income and related details after a published report claimed that a major share of its income was from "unknown" sources.

Sep 15, 2013, 15:01 PM IST

Sperm banks struggle to attract donors in China

Almost three decades after China opened its first sperm bank, such fertility institutions are dealing with a worsening shortage of healthy sperm, despite repeated efforts to recruit more donors.

Jun 30, 2013, 18:17 PM IST

UN urges donors to help Sri Lanka`s war displaced

The United Nations urged the
international community on Thursday to continue helping
war-displaced Sri Lankans, saying the current period is
critical and an additional USD 165 million in funding is

Aug 26, 2010, 23:38 PM IST

Donors to give $9.3 mn on Somali piracy cases: UN

Donors will spend USD 9.3 million to
help Kenya and Seychelles prosecute suspected Somali pirates
and improve those countries` criminal justice systems, a UN
official said on Tuesday.

Jun 15, 2010, 23:55 PM IST

Bill Clinton asks donors to make Haiti self-sufficient

Former US president Bill Clinton is urging the aid groups serving Haiti`s devastated communities to help rebuild the country`s government and ultimately put themselves out of business by fostering a self-sufficient nation.

Mar 26, 2010, 12:16 PM IST

We will boost democracy, Dhaka tells foreign donors

Bangladesh has assured international donors that it will further improve the working of its Parliament and boost democracy to facilitate an inclusive and faster pace of development.

Feb 17, 2010, 12:04 PM IST