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  • Over 20K participants to take part in Airtel Hyderabad Marathon

    Telangana Today, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    There will be an excess of over 20,000 participants in the seventh edition of the annual Airtel Hyderabad Marathon that will be held on August 20 (Sunday). With 3,500 runners coming from outside the city, a curtain raiser will be held on Saturday.

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    • Spreading hope, from Tamil Nadu to Ladakh

      The Hindu, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

      Professional dancer Lourd Vijay first knew he had kidney disease in November 2013. After two and a half years of dialysis, he finally got a kidney transplant through Karnataka’s organ transplant programme. And now, the 41-year-old is embarking on a 9,500 km journey to spread awareness of the importance of organ donation.

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      • 20,000 likely to run in City Marathon

        The Hindu, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

        A record 20,000 runners have already registered for the seventh edition of the Hyderabad Airtel Marathon to be held in the City on August 20, according to Race Director Abhijeet Madnurkar.

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        • Kidney Transplantation in Manipur - 1 year & looking ahead

          E-PAO, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

          Shija Institute of Kidney Science completed 1 year of Kidney Transplantation on the 14th of August, 2017.In the last one year, it has successfully performed 10 (ten) Kidney Transplantations on 6 female and 4 male recipients including 3 (three) from Nagaland.

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          • Stay ‘alive’ even after death by donating organs: Mayor

            The Times Of India, Monday, August 14, 2017

            A human body may die, but soul is immortal. Therefore, people and organizations should come forward to promote organ donation as it can give a fresh lease of life to those patients who are staring at death, said mayor Nanda Jichkar on Sunday.

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            • Heroes pass it on to save lives

              The New Indian Express, Saturday, August 12, 2017

              Organ transplantation is the only way for survival for people who are in last stages of organ failure. Every year, over 2.5 lakh deaths in India are attributed to organ failure. According to a study the organ donation rate is 0.26 donors per million population, compared to 30 donors per million in western countries.

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              • IMA rally on Sunday to promote organ donation

                The Times Of India, Friday, August 11, 2017

                This year the Indian Medical Association (IMA) city branch has joined hands with various city organizations including the Rotary Club, Janakrosh, the district administration, Mohan Foundation to celebrate 'World Organ Donation Day' on Sunday.

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                • Financing organ transplant still a patient's headache across India

                  The Times Of India, Friday, August 11, 2017

                  Liver transplants are no longer so rare in India that they should make news, but there was a special aspect to the transplant operations that the Sardesais underwent in Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai, recently.

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                  • Rs 1 cr aid for ventilators from District Devpt Fund

                    The Hitavada, Thursday, August 10, 2017

                    “Organ donation can give a new lease of life to an individual. Organisations like Indian Medical Association and others should take lead in creating awareness about organ donation in the society. As a step towards in this direction, an aid of Rs 1 crore will be made available from District Development Fund for procurement of five ventilators,” said Sachin Kurve, District Collector.

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                    • Why Should Your Child Become an Organ Donor

                      The Quint, Tuesday, August 8, 2017

                      6-year-old Mohit went to a school next to his farm in Pilwar Gaon in the Alwal district of Rajasthan. His farm had a huge threshing wheel to thresh the wheat produced. In 2015, on a winter morning in February, Mohit was standing on a stool next to the wheel wearing a jacket.

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