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  • 3rd Annual seminar for Transplant Coordinators commences at FMRI

    India Infoline, Wednesday, April 13, 2016

    FORT (Fortis Organ Retrieval and Transplant) in association with MOHAN Foundation is organising the 3rd Annual FORT-MOHAN Foundation National Training Programme for Transplant Coordinators in Gurgaon. This five-day training session commenced at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI).

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    • Fortis hosts third annual seminar for transplant coordinators, Tuesday, April 12, 2016

      Fortis Organ Retrieval and Transplant (FORT) in association with the Mohan Foundation is organising the third Annual FORT-MOHAN Foundation National Training Programme for transplant coordinators in Gurgaon. This five-day training session commenced today at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI).

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      • Govt Moves To Dissolve Existing, District-Level Organ Transplant Bodies

        PuneMirror, Wednesday, March 30, 2016

        On the back of recent stunning revelations that exposed a wide and unplumbed organ black market nexus, spanning several hospitals of repute — after a suspect involved in the Akola kidney racket spilled the beans to cops — galvanised authorities seem to be getting to the heart of the matter.

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        • Expert rues lack of organ transplant facility

          The Times Of India, Wednesday, February 24, 2016

          The 91st foundation day celebrations of Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) kicked off with five memorial lectures on Wednesday evening. An alumni meet will be part of the main function which is scheduled for Thursday.

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          • Harish’s selfless act could make him state’s Hitendran

            BangaloreMirror, Friday, February 19, 2016

            Will Harish Nanjappa be the 'Hitendran' of Karnataka? The heartbreaking story of this young man has become the fulcrum for organ donation across the state. Members of the medical fraternity and NGOs, working actively in the field, believe the tragic tale could help build awareness among youngsters about the benefits of organ donation.

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            • State to regulate money charged by private plane operators to fly organs

              The Times Of India, Sunday, January 24, 2016

              The Maharashtra government plans to put a cap on what private airline operators can demand while flying a human organ. The state's Directorate of Health Services (DHS) has called for a meeting of all stakeholders, including charter plane operators, hospitals and surgeons, on January 27, to discuss the logistics of sharing organs between cities.

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              • Medical Transport Drones Could Transform Health Care in Overcrowded Cities

                Newsweek, Friday, January 22, 2016

                One day in early June 2014, the heart from a brain-dead 27-year-old man, a car crash victim, was sped from one hospital to another in Chennai, India. It was 6:30 p.m., right in the middle of rush hour, and 26 police officers worked hard to keep the 8-mile route free of traffic.

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                • Roop Kumar Rathod and Sunali Rathod perform at a concert in Jaipur

                  The Times Of India, Friday, December 4, 2015

                  Recently in the city to perform for the cause of organ donation, playback singers Roop Kumar Rathod and Sunali Rathod charmed Jaipur's audience with their voice. Roop Kumar said, "Our voice is all we have got to lend for this cause. And if this makes a difference, we couldn't be happier to oblige."

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                  • Organ Donation- A Noble Donation For Humanity

                    HEALTH CARE and DRUGS, Wednesday, November 18, 2015

                    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.

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                    • Only 0.3 per cent organ donation in city

                      Nagpur Today, Monday, September 28, 2015

                      Every year, around 75,000 patients are declared brain dead in the city. Despite such a large number of these patients, only 0.3 per cent organs are donated. In the last two years, only eight brain dead patients donated organs. Presently, 200 patients are waiting for kidney donors in the city.

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