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Mumbai: Man dies in mishap, his organs save six patients

On August 11, he met with an accident while going on a scooter in which he sustained head injuries. He was operated upon before being shifted to Nagpur, where he was declared brain dead on Tuesday.

OrganSecure is an Indian student's app that uses AI to make organ donation easier

Mohapatra is the creator of OrganSecure, an award-winning app that uses artificial intelligence or AI as it attempts to make the process of organ donation simpler in India. His app secured the third position worldwide in Microsoft's AI for Good Idea Challenge.

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Mumbai: Need more sensitisation on organ donation, say recipient patients

In Mumbai, so far this year three patients have undergone heart and lung transplants.

Chandigarh: Organ donation by brain-dead man from HP gives new lease of life to five patients at PGI

The life of Malkit Singh was cut short when he was admitted to PGIMER in an extremely precarious condition due to head injury on account of fall on April 27. Around 11.35 pm on Sunday, Singh was declared brain-dead.

In a single day, 21,600 people pledge to donate their organs

Amruta Deogaonkar, convenor, ‘Gift Life’, said they attempted to break the Guinness World Record of the maximum online organ donation pledges in eight hours through this campaign, and were successful.

UK unveils new organ donation plan to address Indian-origin shortages

India has seen a 10-fold increase in its organ donation consent rates over the last decade as a result of sustained public awareness programmes, policy initiatives, and multi-stakeholder collaboration, the findings reveal.

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In a first, retired employee donates organs to railway hospital

Government under “special circumstances” permitted harvesting organs of a retired railways official, who was declared brain dead on Sunday.

Goa patient loses out on cadaver donation; probe ordered

Notably, the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) has made it mandatory for the states to have their own panels so that the organs and tissues are collected scientifically from donors and provided to patients.

Kerala gears up to introduce swap donation to cut down on organ trade

Swap donation will eliminate the problem of living donors who are unable to donate to their own family members simply because they are incompatible medically.

Rare organ donation: heart, liver, kidneys of brain dead woman gives lease of life to 24-year-old

On Sunday, a team of surgeons, including Dr Anvay Mulay, head of cardiac transplant team, and senior consultant Dr Rakesh Pai harvested the heart and liver from the deceased.  A green corridor was created to transport the organs from the hospital to airport and other hospitals.

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