A 17-year-old boy combating three life-threatening problems is now on the path to recovery thanks to doctors at a private hospital here who reconstructed an artificial bladder before taking him through a kidney transplant.
The life of a 16-yr-old boy was saved after Delhi and Gurgaon traffic police came together on Saturday to create a green corridor to facilitate transportation of a donor's heart by covering a distance of 32 kms in just 29 mins.
In a heart-warming action, city traffic police today created a "green corridor" to facilitate unhindered transport of a donor's heart from a hospital here to the airport to be transplated on a patient at Chennai.
India is far, far behind in its requirement of stem cell donors to treat life-threatening diseases like cancer, with only 500 transplants taking place annually compared to a requirement of 50,000, an international conference was told on Saturday.
In a bid to boost organ donations, the Maharashtra government has initiated several measures aimed at strengthening the health network and widening the net of prospective donors, a top official said Monday.