Press & Media

  • Organ Donation- A Noble Donation For Humanity

    HEALTH CARE and DRUGS, Thursday, July 7, 2016

    Don’t take your organs to heaven. Heaven knows we need them here. This popular quote by an unknown author sufficiently sums up the current scenario in the country. A huge gap exists between patients who need organ transplants and potential donors. It's not that there cannot be enough organs to transplant.

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    • Record 21 families donated cadaver organs this month

      The Times Of India, Wednesday, June 29, 2016

      From being a hotbed for kidney racketeers to leading the organ donation drive in the country, Tamil Nadu over the past eight years has transformed into an ambassador of the cadaver transplant programme. This month, the state recorded another high: 21 families donated organs of their braindead relatives - the highest in a month since 2008.

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      • India Police Probe Trade in Human Organs

        THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, Tuesday, June 14, 2016

        Earlier this month, a woman marched into a police station in India’s capital to file a domestic-abuse complaint and then made another allegation: that her husband was involved in illegal organ-trafficking.

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        • India’s dire need for organs still fuels a deadly trade

          The National World, Sunday, June 5, 2016

          India is rightly proud of its status as one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. But there is another, less admirable label that refuses to go away. Despite the country’s best efforts to eradicate the black market trade in human organs, India retains a reputation as an easy place to buy a kidney.

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