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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.