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Pune: NGO appeals to citizens to donate organs, introduces online pledge form

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.

Eye donation: Important things you must keep in mind

October 21, 2021 11:23 pm

"During the time of the donation, next of kin’s consent is required in the presence of two witnesses to allow the donation to take place," said Nikkhil K Masurkar

Nothing like criminal kidney: Kerala HC sets aside authorisation panel’s decision

September 02, 2021 3:56 am

The court was hearing the petition of a donor and a needy patient, who challenged the decision of the Ernakulam district authorisation committee for transplantation of human organs.

Organ Donation Day 2021: How organ donation has changed in the pandemic

August 13, 2021 1:24 pm

"Organ transplants are often the last chance at survival for a few and matched organs are difficult to come by," said Dr Avnish Seth, Principal Director, Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences, Director, Transplant Hepatology and Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplant (FORT)

Pune health matters: City needs to pep up organ donation drive, says nephrologist; Noccarc to expand product portfolio

July 29, 2021 10:27 am

Noccarc plans to launch 4 new products for ICU care that will align with global compliance standards in the next 6 months.

Pune ZTCC first in state to launch online organ donation pledge form

June 24, 2021 9:26 am

At Pune's Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee, which allocates donated organs, authorities said they were able to list only 13 brain dead patients till date as donors.

Pune: Organs donated by family of 47-year-old brain dead woman save 4 lives

January 06, 2021 1:42 am

The heart and lungs were harvested and flown to Hyderabad, where the transplant surgery was performed on a 30-year-old man at KIMS Hospital, said Vrinda Pusalkar, transplant coordinator at Jehangir Hospital.

Organs from brain dead labourer help save 4 lives

December 22, 2020 11:18 pm

He was declared brain dead on December 21 and after his wife consented to donate his organs, the heart was sent on Tuesday morning to Jaslok Hospital for a transplant.

‘Lack of awareness, rise in lifestyle diseases hampering organ donation’

December 17, 2020 4:37 am

Dr Manoj Gumber, a consultant nephrologist at Apollo Hospital in Ahmedabad, said an estimated four lakh people die in India every year waiting for an organ transplant, and of them, at least half are eligible for the same.

Surat: Organs of brain dead child give new lease of life to seven others

December 17, 2020 4:31 am

The heart was transplanted to a four-year-old Russian boy and the lungs to another four-year-old boy from Ukraine. Both these children were undergoing treatment at the Chennai hospital since last year.