Press & Media

Total Press & Media Count: 530
  • Why family can’t decide who gets donated organ

    The Times of India, Friday, June 11, 2021

    Can a deceased donor’s family decide whom the donated organ should go to? While some developed countries allow this, India doesn’t. Because of this, the family of a 24-year-old man who was declared brain dead at a private hospital recently couldn’t donate his organs.

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    • Kidney Week Resolve: India needs awareness on deceased organ donation; let's gift life in the face of death

      TIMESNOWNEWS.COM, Friday, March 12, 2021

      As the world observes the World Kidney Week, it also awakens us, Indians, to the sad fact that despite this particular vital organ (the kidney) being a transplantable one – our country’s record remains painfully poor in terms of availability of donor organs.

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      • Lack of organ donations leaves patients waiting for years

        The Hindu, Thursday, January 21, 2021

        While the need for organ transplantation remains high, donations, particularly cadaver donations are few, leaving patients waiting for years. Hari, a patient in Thrissur, has been awaiting a liver transplant for four years, said his wife.

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        • 800 organ donations in last seven years

          THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS, Thursday, December 24, 2020

          Emphasising on the need to build awareness and a roadmap to overcome challenges towards Cadaver Donation, Institute of Medicine & Law (IML) on Monday organized a virtual meeting to release a Whitepaper on Organ Donation.

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          • Organ donation process need to be streamlined: Experts

            Telangana Today, Thursday, December 17, 2020

            The Institute of Medicine and Law (IML), which is involved in spreading awareness on medical laws, on Thursday organised a virtual meeting to release a white paper on organ donation in the country. The whitepaper captures various challenges faced by doctors, grief counselors, tests, care givers and patients who are waiting for an organ.

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            • SOTTO-Goa finally operational

              Herald, Friday, December 11, 2020

              Kudos to Goa Medical College (GMC) and the newly formed Goa State Organ Transplant Organisation (SOTTO) for the first cadaveric donation (organs harvested from a person declared brain dead) in Goa. It is noteworthy that in terms of Health care/Medi-care sector this is a giant leap from the times when cadaveric Organ transplantation or donation was impossible in Goa because of the callous attitude of successive Governments.

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              • Nation, Rajasthan get first organ donor memorial

                The Times Of India, Thursday, November 26, 2020

                Jaipur: The work on country’s first memorial for organ donors has entered the final stages near Central Park on SMS Hospital Road in the city. To be inaugurated by chief minister Ashok Gehlot on the National Organ Donation Day through virtual platform on November 27, it acknowledges the contribution of organ donors.

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