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  • Chennai-based Mohan Foundation to train 55 individuals to make organ donation easier

    The New Indian Express, Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    State organ transplant body Jeevasarthakathe has sought the support of Chennai-based Mohan Foundation, which will be training 55 individuals to become transplant coordinators, in Victoria Hospital campus from Monday to Friday. While Jeevasarthakathe has only five transplant coordinators, each of the 52 hospitals, that act as a transplant centre, has only one coordinator.

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    • 67-year-old organ donor on 100-day awareness ride

      The Times Of India, Tuesday, October 23, 2018

      Pramod Mahajan a 67-year-old farmer who is an organ donor, reached the city on the second day of his 100-day motorcycle tour across the country to spread awareness about organ donation. Mahajan, who hails from Sangli, began his tour from Pune on Sunday and plans to cover at least 10,000 km across the country. If all goes well, he would like to put 15,000 km behind him.

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      • Sexagenarian on 100-day tour to spread awareness on organ donation

        NEWSROOM POST, Tuesday, October 23, 2018

        67-year-old farmer, Pramod Mahajan, has started a 100-day motorcycle tour across the country to spread awareness about organ donation. He began his tour on October 21. Himself an organ donor, Mahajan plans to cover at least 10,000 km across the country. Through his journey, he wants to tell people that donating organ does not have any ill-effects on body.

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        • Plotting transplant outcomes

          The Hindu, Sunday, October 14, 2018

          In a rare instance in Mumbai last month, the organs of a 59-year-old brain-dead patient, that were harvested and transplanted, failed in all the three recipients. One of them, a 32-year-old being treated for renal failure, died within 48 hours while the recipient of the other kidney, a 60-year-old, died within a fortnight. The recipient of the liver, a 73-year-old woman, had to undergo a second transplant operation soon after.

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          • Setting rare example, Mumbai woman donates bones, skin in death

            The Hindu, Wednesday, September 26, 2018

            In an encouraging example of organ and tissue donation, a family from Kharghar donated the bones of their loved one, apart from her corneas and skin. For Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), which houses the country’s oldest and city’s lone tissue bank, it was only the third such donation since 2016.

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            • 11 kids with heart problem get fresh lease of life for free

              The Times of India, Sunday, September 16, 2018

              Going a step ahead of the promise the Cardiological Society of India’s Vidarbha chapter (CSI VC) had made in September last year, eleven children as young as three months to ten years underwent free heart surgeries. President Dr Sunil Washimkar had pledged that he and his team would perform ten free surgeries.

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              • NCC Blood And Organ Donation Seminar

                5DariyaNews, Friday, August 24, 2018

                P,H,HP & C directorate chandigarh organised blood and organ donation seminar on 24 aug 18 at thapar auditorium, patiala. Cadets of 5 punjab bn ncc, under ncc group hq patiala participated in the seminar. The event also included blood donation camp and campaign for organ donation.

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                • Considering organ donation? Here is all the information you need

                  Chennai Citizen Matters, Saturday, August 18, 2018

                  Tamil Nadu has been a frontrunner in organ donation. Call it the collective effort between hospitals and not-for-profit organisations or the willingness of people, the state has the highest number of organ donors in India.

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                  • The young show the way in giving

                    The Hindu, Thursday, August 16, 2018

                    Youngsters continue to keep alive the organ donation drive. Many of them are increasingly getting involved by pledging their organs. In fact, some of them have turned their birthdays into an occasion to pledge their organs and get donor cards.

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                    • The eager young ‘hearts’ show the way

                      The Hindu, Wednesday, August 15, 2018

                      Youngsters continue to keep alive the organ donation drive. Many of them are increasingly getting involved by pledging their organs. In fact, some of them have turned their birthdays into an occasion to pledge their organs and get donor cards.

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