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  • Organ donation activist Nayan Dhamdhere : a tribute

    The Hindu, Monday, April 10, 2006

    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.

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    • World Kidney Day tomorrow

      The Hindu , Wednesday, March 8, 2006

      "Early detection and prevention" will be the theme of the first World Kidney Day to be celebrated on March 9 in response to a call by the International Society of Nephrology (ISN).

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      • He defies death by gifting life

        The Hindu, Monday, January 30, 2006

        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.

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        • Organ sale racket rears its ugly head again?

          The Hindu, Monday, January 30, 2006

          The recent incident in the city where a man found one of his kidneys missing has turned the spotlight once again on a possible organ sale racket in the city.

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          • Dead man's organs for ailing docs

            The Hindu, Tuesday, January 24, 2006

            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.

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            • Cancer Awareness

              The Hindu, Thursday, October 13, 2005

              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

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              • Meet stresses on need for organ donation

                The Hindu, Thursday, September 22, 2005

                Experts called for more awareness on the importance and need of organ transplantation and the significance of declaring brain-dead patients during a seminar on the topic here on Wednesday.

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                • Few organ donors, while hundreds need them

                  The Hindu, Thursday, August 11, 2005

                  In the last three months, not a single organ has been donated in the twin cities. This is not because there were no brain deaths or patients requiring organ transplants.

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                  • An alternative to joint replacement soon

                    The Hindu, Wednesday, July 20, 2005

                    A meniscal transplant facility coming up in the city will provide young patients with damaged knee ligaments and meniscal cartilage a viable and less expensive alternative to total joint replacement.

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                    • More people open to idea of donating organs

                      The Hindu, Sunday, July 10, 2005

                      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

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