Traditions are often only context-driven. In a largely feudal society, Carnatic music thrived in royal courts and the precincts of temples because patronage was available there. With the march of modernity, sabhas in cities became concert platforms for artistes, and the December music festival was born.
More than ten thousand patients in Chhattisgarh require both dialysis and transplantation per year, but only 250 kidney transplantations have been done in the state so far in the past ten years.
Eight years ago, Reena Raju, 36, replaced the heart she was born with. Frequent bouts of illnesses and tests back in 2006 revealed that her birth-heart worked at only 15% of its capacity. Since her heart transplant in 2009, however, she’s skydived, para-sailed, run, cycled and in June, participated in the World Transplant Games — an athletic meet for those with successful transplants.
Nagpur Residential Hotels Association (NRHA), a registered NGO under Societies Act celebrated Diwali get-together at Hotel Darshan Towers, which was attended by members in large numbers. However, this year NRHA decided to celebrate Diwali Milan with a noble cause so that society is benefited in long run.
After 21-year-old Manan Jain was declared brain dead, his family donated his heart, liver and two kidneys to save the lives of four patients suffering from the failure of various organs in a private hospital in Jaipur as well as a hospital in Delhi.
After being declared brain dead, twenty one-year-old Manan Jain's family donated his heart, liver and two kidneys for saving life of four patients suffering from different organ failures in a private hospital in Jaipur on Saturday. The family, which resides in Malviya Nagar, took a brave decision of donating organs of Manan, who recently joined a job in a telecom company after completing his graduation.
Transplant experts on Saturday gave a call for including brain death as one of the definitions of 'death' in the Registration of Births and Deaths Act, claiming that it will solve various legal hassles doctors face in their practice.
Nearly a decade after Tamil Nadu launched the cadaver organ programme and became a role model in the country, senior transplant surgeons and activists are pushing for an overhaul of the rules. The demand is to establish a common wait list for each of the organs and allotment solely on the basis of medical emergency or seniority on the list.
Times Organ Donation Drive, a Times of India initiative for organ-donation awareness among schools, continued here on Monday. The campaign running in partnership with Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, reached Ajit Karam Singh International Public Sschool (AKSIPS), Sector 41.
In terms of sheer number of organs that are donated on an yearly basis in the country to save the lives of needy patients, the Telangana State has very quickly reached the second spot and is closely following Tamil Naidu, said founder of Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network (MOHAN) Foundation, Dr