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  • Nimhans begins work to set up organ retrieval centre

    DECCANHERALD, Monday, February 4, 2019

    The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (Nimhans) will begin the groundwork to set up a “non-transplant organ retrieval centre” on its campus. The institute has already written to the state and Central governments on the proposal, where organs will be retrieved, harvested and transported to the recipient’s hospital.

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    • Awareness walk on organ donation held

      THEHANSINDIA, Thursday, January 24, 2019

      University College for Women (UCW), Koti, in association with Jeevandan Cadaver Transplantation Programme, Govt of Telangana, organised an organ donation awareness walk here on Wednesday.

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      • IIT Jammu organizes organ donation awareness camp

        DAILYEXCELSIOR.COM, Friday, January 18, 2019

        Medical unit of IIT Jammu organized an organ donation awareness camp in collaboration with MOHAN Foundation. The camp was organized under the supervision of Dr Karunika, Medical officer, IIT Jammu and her medical team with the co-operation of in-charge Student Welfare, Dr Anup Shukla.

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        • Telangana Ranked Number 1 in India for Cadaver Donation, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra at 2 and 3 Spot

          LATESTLY, Wednesday, January 9, 2019

          A Times of India report has stated that Telangana is at the number one spot for cadaver donation in the country. 160 cadaver donations were made by brain-dead patients from the state. Close on Telangana’s heels is Tamil Nadu at the second spot, Maharashtra at the third and Karnataka at the fourth spot. According to the data collected by TOI, Telangana, Maharashtra and Karnataka also registered a yearly growth in the number of donations in 2018.

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          • Life, In Parts | Good Companions

            INDIA TODAY, Saturday, January 5, 2019

            Jewellers by profession, the two were active in public life and, through the Jaipur Citizens Forum, were encouraging eye donation when they met Sunil Shroff, founder of Mohan Foundation, a pioneer in organ donation in 2013. Thro­ugh a joint foundation, the MFJCF, they now encourage organ donation.

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            • Dental hygiene session marks NSS camp at PU

              The Tribune, Saturday, December 29, 2018

              A dental hygiene awareness camp was organised at the ongoing NSS camp at Panjab University. NSS programme officer Dr Ikreet Singh gave a presentation on the importance of dental hygiene and its impact on general well-being. This was followed by dental screening examination of 232 NSS student volunteers.

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              • Pune farmer Pramod Mahajan rides bike to promote organ donation in India

                News Today, Friday, December 28, 2018

                Pramod Lakshman Mahajan, a 67-year-old farmer hailing from Sangli, Pune, has embarked on a journey across the country on a two-wheeler to propagate organ donation. He has taken up a 10,000-km expedition pan-India in 100 days, visiting major places to send his message across.

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                • How to prepare your finances for critical illness

                  The Times of India, Monday, December 10, 2018

                  Ten years ago, Mumbai-based Shashank Kulkarni was grappling with the emotional and financial challenges of his father’s cancer treatment when he another blow struck. He was himself diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2008. “The Rs 5 lakh group health insurance cover provided by my employer came to my rescue,” he says.

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                  • Nagpur witnesses 40th organ donation and transplantation

                    NYOOOZ, Monday, December 3, 2018

                    Nagpur is witnessing growing awareness about organ donation. Dr Nilesh Agrawal,Neurosurgeon; Dr Anand Sancheti, Dr Parag Moon, Dr Amol Kokas, Dr Sahil Bansal treated him. The Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre (ZTCC) Nagpur was informed who advised the Hospital to take formal consent of the relatives.

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                    • TN continues to top in organ donation

                      NEWS TODAY, Tuesday, November 27, 2018

                      For the fourth consecutive year, Tamilnadu tops the list in organ donation in India. Reports suggest the Transplant Authority of Tamilnadu (Transtan) has performed 459 heart, 339 lung, 1,103 liver and 2,147 kidney transplant surgeries so far since 2008. Tamilnadu Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar and senior officials received the award at a function held in New Delhi today.

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