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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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          • Organ Donation: For Want of a Kidney…

            India Legal, Monday, April 23, 2018

            In a country where donor kidneys are in short supply, some questions are often asked. One of them is whether Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was recently admitted to AIIMS for a kidney transplant, would have to undergo the same procedure as the rest of the country under the Transplant of Human Organs and Tissue Rules, 2014.

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