In both sickness and health Nayan Dhamdhere promoted organ donation in India with her full zeal. This dedicated social worker who died on March 31 campaigned tirelessly for this mission from her hometown Pune and in the work she was helped by her husband Mr.Rajan and her father-in-law.
He lives even in death. Gottipati Srinivas breathed his last on January 13 and yet he lives in six different persons who received his liver, kidneys, heart valves and corneas. This is the first cadaver organ donation of the year. And those who facilitated the organ donation are NRIs living at the other end of the globe -- St. Louis, US.
A dead man has saved the lives of two doctors. Sounds strange and unbelievable? The kin of a 34-year-old man, who was involved in an accident in Hyderabad on January 10 and was declared brain dead, decided to donate his organs to patients who might need them. They approached MOHAN (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) for the same.
The Agarwal Mahila Mandal and the ABC Foundation are jointly working on a project that aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and dispel ignorance about the disease among women whether belonging to the underprivileged section or otherwise. Hence breast cancer detection camps are being organised
Thanks to the awareness created by the offer of `euthanasia Venkatesh' a muscular dystrophy patient, who wanted to donate his vital organs before his death, more people are eager to donate their organs to the needy. Though Venkatesh's mother too supported euthanasia, it could not be implemented