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  • Father donated blood 50 times, now donated organs of his son to save life of others

    The Times Of India, Saturday, October 14, 2017

    After being declared brain dead, twenty one-year-old Manan Jain's family donated his heart, liver and two kidneys for saving life of four patients suffering from different organ failures in a private hospital in Jaipur on Saturday. The family, which resides in Malviya Nagar, took a brave decision of donating organs of Manan, who recently joined a job in a telecom company after completing his graduation.

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    • Include brain death as 'a definition' for death' in central At: Transplant experts

      The Times OF India, Saturday, October 14, 2017

      Transplant experts on Saturday gave a call for including brain death as one of the definitions of 'death' in the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, claiming that it will solve various legal hassles doctors face in their practice.

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      • Harvesting new rules for better organ transplants

        The Times Of India, Saturday, October 7, 2017

        Nearly a decade after Tamil Nadu launched the cadaver organ programme and became a role model in the country, senior transplant surgeons and activists are pushing for an overhaul of the rules. The demand is to establish a common wait list for each of the organs and allotment solely on the basis of medical emergency or seniority on the list.

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        • Experts get to the heart of organ donation

          The Times Of India, Tuesday, September 12, 2017

          Times Organ Donation Drive, a Times of India initiative for organ-donation awareness among schools, continued here on Monday. The campaign running in partnership with Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, reached Ajit Karam Singh International Public Sschool (AKSIPS), Sector 41.

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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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            • Telangana ranks number 2 in organ donation

              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. Sunil Shroff.

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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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