Press & Media

  • 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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      • I support O campaign held in Chennai

        EXPRESS HEALTHCARE, Monday, August 24, 2015

        To promote the cause of organ donation in India, The I Support O Campaign was recently conducted in Chennai. Reportedly, it received more than 10000 signatures from Chennaites and more than 1000 people signed off for their organ donation.

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        • Institutionalising organ donation: Crack down on dubious "good Samaritans" that play middlemen

          The Economic Times, Sunday, August 16, 2015

          "Hai . ravi from kakinada . age 30. o positive.... 8 lacks money ergent... plss cont. 99xxxxxx9" says one post on the website. "Guys could you please help me to get geniune buyer... o+ve blood group... if anybody interested contact me on this no +9192xxxxxxx3... i am in serious debt trouble..." That's Nagarjuna, from Hyderabad.

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          • Why is Kollywood so taken up with organ transplant crimes?

            The Hindu, Thursday, August 13, 2015

            The idea of kidnapping an unknown person, administering carbon monoxide and harvesting their organs may make a thrilling plot for a movie, but transplantation experts say storylines like this prove to be a setback to the efforts to promote cadaver organ transplantation.

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            • ‘Country must aim for one per million organ donor rate by 2020’

              The Times of India, Saturday, August 8, 2015

              Advocates of organ donation from across the country gathered at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Andheri on Friday to deliberate on how the fragmented national programme can be unified and strengthened to save more lives. As hospital and NGO heads, doctors, government officials debated the practical roadblocks, a consensus emerged that the country has to have a well-defined target that it must to strive to achieve.

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