Addressing a gathering after virtually inaugurating the 'Swasth Sabal Bharat' conclave, which was organised to discuss the present situation of organ donation in India and find solutions to the challenges ahead, the minister said, "It is in our cultural tradition that we think of not only our own benefit, but also that of others, and the issue of organ donation is intricately linked to such a vision."
Doctors at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar operated the pair of kidneys from a brain-dead 6-year-old boy from Jagatsinghpur after his parents decided to donate both his organs as a gesture of goodwill.
On Monday morning, it was when the doctors treating declared her brain dead, S Bindhani and his wife felt the whole world came crashing down around them.
In what could be called a brave yet emotional decision, an auto rickshaw driver in Bhubaneswar has donated eyes of both of his daughters in a bid to save their memory in others’ eyes.
Recalling the heartache of April 2, the donor's father narrated how quickly a generally happy day changed into an unexpected and cruel tragedy. Like any other usual day, the child was busy playing when he rolled over and fell from a height and became unconscious.
Sushama Padhi from Soro Block of Balasore district formed a charitable trust in the name of his deceased son Diptikanta and donated all her property to the trust for the benefit of the poor on his second death anniversary on Wednesday.
The noble act of organ donation has in fact infused a new lease of life in five persons.
Since the year 2010, Indian Organ Donation Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the contributions made to society by deceased donors and their families. At the event, the State Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (SOTTO) of Maharashtra won the award for the highest number of deceased donors transplantations while Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (ROTTO) for the Western Region was recognised for best performance.
They may have lived like humans, but they turned divine after their demise. These are Meet and Krish, the two friends who turned immortal even after their deaths.
Bhubaneswar: For the first time in Odisha, around 10,000 people are expected to pledge to donate organs on 30 January, 2017. The event if goes as planned will find place in the Guinness Book of World Records for ‘Most people to sign up as organ donors in one hour (multiple venues)’. To create awareness among […]
It was the fateful day of July 8 when the donor girl from Chandigarh became unconscious due to cerebral oedema and was rushed to the Government Multi Specialty Hospital in Sector 16. However, due to worsening prognosis, she was shifted to the PGIMER in an extremely critical condition the next day.
Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi: The Kerala government’s organ donation programme yesterday ensured its first transplant with the heart from a patient who passed away in the morning in Thiruvananthapuram being taken to Kochi where a recipient was waiting, officials said. The heart was airlifted to Kochi with the help of the Indian Navy, the chief minister’s Office told […]
Berhampur: In what could inspire others to come forward to donate organs, a family of a retired bureaucrat in Berhampur donated his body to MKCG hospital after his death. As per reports, he has become the sixth cadaver donor since the inception of the hospital. The retired administrator Radhaballabh Pattnaik died of cardiac arrest on […]
Bengaluru: Families of two people who were declared brain-dead have decided to donate their organs to over 13 people, a private hospital here said on Saturday. In one case, a 21-year-old daily wage worker met with an accident near here and was declared brain-dead, and his family took the noble decision of going ahead with […]
Surat: Bidding adieu to close ones is probably the toughest task, but for parents, the decision to donate the organs of a dying son can take no less than extraordinary courage. One such family from Ganjam district decided to make their son Suraj Behera ‘immortal’ by donating his heart, eyes, kidneys and liver to save […]