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  • Jeevandan drive making great strides in Telangana

    Telangana Today, Sunday, September 10, 2017

    In terms of sheer number of organs that are donated on an yearly basis in the country to save the lives of needy patients, the Telangana State has very quickly reached the second spot and is closely following Tamil Naidu, said founder of Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network (MOHAN) Foundation, Dr

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    • Organ donation drive gets youth power

      The Times Of India, Saturday, September 9, 2017

      Motivational talks organized as part of Times Organ Donation Drive, an initiative by The Times of India, presented in partnership with Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, made schoolchildren and corporate employees come forward and promote the noble cause.

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      • City catches up in organ donation despite late start

        The Times Of India, Saturday, September 2, 2017

        Latest data from the ministry of road transport and highways has revealed that road accidents snuff out 400 lives in the country daily, but yet 5 lakh people are waiting for organ transplantations. In an attempt to motivate people to pledge organs and save some of these precious lives, The Times of India in partnership with Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, will be carrying out Times Organ Donation Drive.

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        • After fatal bike accident, 21-year-old donates organs

          The Times Of India, Sunday, August 27, 2017

          Twenty one-year-old Dikshant Thadani got his first job seven days ago. But a tragic accident involving Thadani near Birla Temple on August 22 put paid to his family's hopes and happiness.

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          • Tales from Tamil Nadu's organ transplant capital Chennai

            The New Indian Express, Wednesday, August 23, 2017

            In the 80s and early 90s, the south of Chennai was the hub of organ commerce, and the story of city’s kidney trade drew eyes of even the international media to Villivakkam, which was known as ‘Kidneyvakkam’. While the implementation of the Transplantation of Human Organs Act 1994 (THOA) seemed futile in curbing the organ trade racket, a handful of good samaritans changed the face of the despicable situation.

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            • Over 20K participants to take part in Airtel Hyderabad Marathon

              Telangana Today, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

              There will be an excess of over 20,000 participants in the seventh edition of the annual Airtel Hyderabad Marathon that will be held on August 20 (Sunday). With 3,500 runners coming from outside the city, a curtain raiser will be held on Saturday.

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              • Spreading hope, from Tamil Nadu to Ladakh

                The Hindu, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

                Professional dancer Lourd Vijay first knew he had kidney disease in November 2013. After two and a half years of dialysis, he finally got a kidney transplant through Karnataka’s organ transplant programme. And now, the 41-year-old is embarking on a 9,500 km journey to spread awareness of the importance of organ donation.

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