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  • 80 per cent of live donors are women, finds study

    The Hindu BusinessLine, Monday, July 15, 2019

    In life, women show a large heart in donating organs to their blood relations, while in death, men are major donors of life giving organs, studies have indicated.

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    • Organ donations in Tamil Nadu drop by 12% in one year

      The Times Of India, Tuesday, July 9, 2019

      On Monday, as the state health minister boasted about how Tamil Nadu has secured awards for organ donation consecutively for four year, the statistics published by Transtan, a body that coordinates cadaver organ donations, shows the number is dipping.

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      • Corporates walk the talk for organ donation

        The Times Of India, Friday, July 5, 2019

        It is no longer just doctors and NGOs, but now even corporate houses have begun spreading the altruistic message of organ donation. The employee calendar in many companies now boasts of awareness talks, special drives to sign donor pledges or awareness walks and seminars.

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        • ‘Brain dead’ babies too can donate organs now

          The Times Of India, Monday, July 1, 2019

          A panel of medical experts has drafted guidelines to tackle the ambiguity over declaring brain deaths in the paediatric age group, particularly among neonates and infants. The proposed rules state that a baby born after 37 weeks of gestation can be declared brain dead and considered for organ

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          • Youngsters steer India's organ donation drive

            The Times Of India, Tuesday, June 25, 2019

            The Indian youth's sense of altruism and love for social action are emerging as the mainstay of the country's organ donation and transplant programme. Not only do youth in the 18 to 30 age group make up for 60% of the people who pledge to donate organs (see box), almost 80% of the deceased donors are from the 18 to 40 age bracket.

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            • Idea exchange on kidney care with India’s best medical minds

              SundayGuardianLive, Saturday, June 1, 2019

              Cases of kidney failure have increased exponentially in India over the last few years due to various factors, including unhealthy lifestyle. But the treatment, which involves dialysis and transplant, is still costly and complex.

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              • Renal health must be made a policy issue

                SundayGuardianLive, Saturday, June 1, 2019

                Policymakers, doctors of private and government hospitals and experts held a closed-door brainstorming session during the Health Conclave at IIC to discuss policy issues related to kidney treatment in the country. Many constructive suggestions emerged out of the meeting.

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                • NewsX-The Sunday Guardian hosts Health Conclave-Kidney For Life in Delhi

                  NewsX, Tuesday, May 28, 2019

                  NewsX-The Sunday Guardian hosts Health Conclave-Kidney For Life: NewsX-The Sunday Guardian health conclave- Kidney for Life is an initiative to raise awareness on the importance of kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems.

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                  • APS BD Bari, APS Damana celebrate 37th AWES Raising Day

                    STATE TIMES, Tuesday, April 30, 2019

                    Army Public School (APS) BD Bari and APS Damana on Monday celebrated the 37th Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) Raising Day with pride and gaiety.

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                    • IAA announces winners of Olive Crown Awards 2019

                      afaqs, Monday, April 22, 2019

                      IAA has announced the winners of the IAA Olive Crown Awards 2019 across 14 different categories. Two agencies viz. Wunderman Thompson and The Social Street win four golds. Wunderman Thompson was recognised for their creations viz. the 'Rin Bucket' advertisement for Hindustan Unilever and the 'Blink and they are gone' campaign for Jimmy Nelson Foundation. In the Green Brand of the Year category, Rin's entry won a them Silver for Jal Samrudha Maharashtra entry.

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