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  • Here's a back-up plan if you can't get health insurance

    The Economic Times Wealth, Monday, June 4, 2018

    An individual who has donated her kidney is unlikely to be eligible for a health cover. “This, despite the fact that the donor can perform all routine activities without any hurdles,” says Lalitha Raghuram, country director, Mohan Foundation, an NGO involved in promoting organ donation.

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    • Know the transplant expenses covered, excluded when buying health insurance

      The Economic Times Wealth, Monday, May 21, 2018

      Data from Mohan Foundation, an NGO working in the field of organ donation, shows a kidney transplant can cost upwards of Rs 5-8 lakh, while a heart transplant can set you back by Rs 22-28 lakh, as can a liver transplant.

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      • Study on state of organ donation facilities in government hospitals

        The Times Of India, Wednesday, May 16, 2018

        As part of a study to improve facilities for organ donation in government hospitals, an official of Mohan Foundation, Mumbai, on Tuesday visited Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) as well as Super Specialty Hospital to review the infrastructure.

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        • Addition of organ donation column in driving licence form hailed

          The Quint, Wednesday, May 9, 2018

          A social group pushing for a change in the driving licence application form to allow an applicant to pledge for his/her organ donation has welcomed the government move on this, saying awareness and easy process will encourage people to donate organs.

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          • Our angry world still has many modern day heroes

            Hindustantimes, Friday, May 4, 2018

            In the video on his mother’s phone, Arjun Shamat is dancing with his youngest sister; just another kid goofing off. Who could have known then that a few months later he would be dead? “He never left home without informing me,” says Raj Kumari, his mother, a domestic worker.

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            • Tata Trust asked to help promote cadaver donation

              THE ASIAN AGE, Wednesday, May 2, 2018

              State medical education minister Girish Mahajan recently wrote to the Tata Trust for help in creating a mechanism to boost cadaver donation in Maharashtra. Mr Mahajan requested the Tata Trust to design a model urging government hospitals to identify and declare brain-dead patients and counsel their families to donate organs.

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              • Organ Donations Save Lives! And Here’s Why India’s Rates Are Soaring

                The Better India, Friday, April 27, 2018

                As per a study conducted by Mohan Foundation, an NGO, the number of youth pledging their organs has increased manifold. 81% of the pledges for organ donation signed between 2010 and 2018 were by those in the 18-40 age group. The largest group of signatories—22,850 out of the 43,792 pledges—was from the 21-30 age group.

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                • Youths turn saviours, breathe life into India’s organ donation drive

                  The Times Of India, Wednesday, April 25, 2018

                  Fifteen-year-old Mumbai resident Vaibhav Sanghavi had just completed his Class X exams in 2016 when he was asked a question that is rarely asked to someone so young: Would he consent to donate the organs of his 44-year-old mother who had just been declared brain dead? As their father was long dead, it was left to Vaibhav and younger brother Ravi to decide.

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