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  • Celebrating the thinkers, creators and green changemakers

    DNA India, Saturday, April 20, 2019

    The Olive Crown Awards recognised campaigns are created to make people pause and take note of the sustainability efforts being initiated by media, marketing, advertising and corporates alike. The initiative this year witnessed over 230 entries from India and Asia vying for recognition in 14 categories spanning across print, television and digital.

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    • Organs going waste in Chennai, say surgeons

      The Times Of India, Saturday, April 20, 2019

      State organ transplant authority Transtan’s message three months ago to all hospitals to ensure organs are not alloted to foreign patients overlooking Indians has resulted in relatives of brain-dead patients in the state being asked to register whether they want to donate the organs “only to Indians”. This has upset senior transplant surgeons across hospitals, who say no foreign patient has been alloted an organ in the last four months even when an Indian can’t be found.

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      • Wunderman Thompson and The Social Street sweep the IAA Olive Crown Awards 2019

        Campaign India, Friday, April 19, 2019

        With four golds each, Wunderman Thompson and The Social Street dominated the IAA Olive Crown Awards 2019. Wunderman Thompson bagged golds for the `bucket` ad for Hindustan Unilever and the `Blink` campaign for Jimmy Nelson Foundation. The `blink` campaign also won JWT the top honours as the campaign of the year.

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        • Nizami Brothers Voice Support To The Cause Of Organ Donation Through Their Soulful Music

          NDTV, Tuesday, March 19, 2019

          New Delhi: “Kadam Badhaa Le, Hadon Ko Mitaa Le, Aaja Khaalipan Mein Pee Ka Ghar Tera (take a step forward, destroy these distances, come into this void, the home of your beloved)”, sang Nizami Brothers, the famous ‘Sufi’ musical group to raise awareness about the cause of organ donation. The musical event was organised by the MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation, a non-government organisation on March 2 in New Delhi as part of its annual event ‘Samarthan’.

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          • An organ donation awareness event by MOHAN Foundation amidst Sufi music by Nizami Bandhu

            Hindustan Times, Thursday, March 7, 2019

            One of the oldest NGOs working towards promoting awareness for organ donation in India, MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) Foundation, recently held an event in Delhi where popular Sufi singer duo, Nizami Bandhu mesmerised everyone with their music.

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            • Time to look beyond numbers

              The Times Of India, Tuesday, February 19, 2019

              Dynamic trauma care centres offering state-of-the-art medical care to accident victims will not just save lives but also improve the quality of organs that come into the cadaver organ donation programme, senior doctors said on Monday.

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              • Kutuhal: Unique educative health exhibition

                The Times Of India, Tuesday, February 12, 2019

                A unique 3-day educative health exhibition titled ‘Kutuhal’ was inaugurated by Union minister Nitin Gadkari and mayor Nanda Jichkar, on Saturday. The exhibition, held at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) Auditorium, is jointly organised by Vigyan Bharati, along with VNIT, Indian Medical Association (IMA) and National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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                • An initiative to bust myths on organ donation

                  The Hindu, Sunday, February 10, 2019

                  A Tamil movie starring actor Sivakarthikeyan portrays a hospital administering carbon monoxide to patients to render them brain dead for harvesting organs. “Breathe”, a web television series starring actor Madhavan shows registered organ donors being murdered for organs.

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                  • Cadaveric organ donation numbers climb as campaigns drive a change

                    The Times Of India, Saturday, February 9, 2019

                    When Kandivli resident Daksha Siddhpura, 51, was declared brain dead after collapsing on December 27 last year, her husband and son knew what they had to do. They rushed her to Kokilaben Hospital, Andheri, to donate her organs.

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                    • Tamil Nadu loses top spot but gains in use of organs

                      The Times Of India, Friday, February 8, 2019

                      Tamil Nadu saw a double hand transplant, a multivisceral transplant including part of a stomach, highest number of lung transplants and maximum utilization of hearts in 2018. However, it lost the top slot for number of organ donations to Telangana. TN, which had topped the list for a decade, recorded a 12% decline in donations in 2018 compared to 2017.

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