November 26, 2022 7:40 am
The retrieved corneas from Muskan restored the sight of two other patients, thereby impacting four lives in all at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
November 18, 2022 8:10 pm
All organs of the boy have been retrieved at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. The process of harvesting organs was done meticulously. The heart had to be transplanted within four hours, the lungs within six hours, the liver within 12 hours and the kidney within 24 hours, hence three green corridors were created for transporting the organs to three hospitals.
November 13, 2022 9:43 pm
During her treatment in the ICU, the 18-month old baby's father, Jamshed, did his research about organ donation online, and when doctors and transplant coordinators approached him, he agreed to organ donation.
August 27, 2022 6:25 am
Doctors and transplant coordinators of the Organ Retrieval Banking Organisation (ORBO), AIIMS, counselled family to donate organs.
August 26, 2022 2:44 am
Eighteen years after she pledged all her organs, her family honoured her wish by donating the heart, liver, kidneys, pancreas, corneas and bones.
August 25, 2022 8:08 am
The 28-year-old man was brought to the casualty section of Dr DY Patil hospital on August 20 but was declared brain dead on August 21. Relatives of the man informed the hospital authorities that the youth had stepped out with his friend during the Dahi Handi festival.
August 14, 2022 4:16 am
It was an emotional moment with everyone giving a standing ovation during the inaugural session as 17 donor families were honoured for their exemplary gesture amid their own tragedy, that impacted 66 lives.
August 14, 2022 10:37 am
There is a lack of understanding about brain stem death. Information about the legislation related to organ donation and transplantation needs to be disseminated. Family refusal in a majority of cases reflects poor knowledge and thus warrants interventions at the community level. Signing a ‘Family Donor Card’ and taking the message to the youth can influence positive decisions about organ donation, says Dr Sujit Chatterjee, CEO of Hiranandani Hospital, Powai
May 20, 2022 10:59 pm
Rolly’s liver went to a seven-year-old child from Lucknow and her kidneys went to a 12-year-old. She is the youngest girl in Delhi-NCR and at AIIMS whose organs have been transplanted.
November 09, 2021 4:57 pm
ReBirth Foundation aims to collect as many pledge forms as possible from citizens and submit them to National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation.