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Tag: Organ Donation

Organ donation: 15 yo girl remains alive even after death, parents’ set example for others
Organ donation: 15 yo girl remains alive even after death, parents set example for others

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.

Auto Rickshaw Driver Donates Dead Daughters' Eyes
Life beyond death! Bhubaneswar auto rickshaw driver donates dead daughters' eyes

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.

Four-year-old brain dead saves three lives
Four-year-old brain dead saves three lives

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.

Woman Donates Property & Body Organs
True Homage: Odisha Woman Donates Property, Body Organs On Son’s Death Anniversary

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.

Odisha Man In Surat Saves Five Lives Even After Death
Odisha Man In Surat Saves Five Lives Even After Death

The noble act of organ donation has in fact infused a new lease of life in five persons. 

India Ranks Third Globally In Organ Donation And Transplantation: Report
India Ranks Third Globally In Organ Donation And Transplantation: Report

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.

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Two Youths From Surat Die In Road Accident, Save 12 Lives After Families Decide To Donate Organs

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.

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Deceased Teen Girl Becomes 'Beacon Of Hope' By Donating Organs To Save 4 Lives
Deceased Teen Girl Becomes 'Beacon Of Hope' By Donating Organs To Save 4 Lives

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.

Surat Toddler Gives New Lease Of Life To Five Others

Surat: A toddler from Gujarat gave the gift of life to as many as five children, including two from Russia and Ukraine, after he breathed his last. Hailed as the youngest cadaver donor, the 2.5-year-old boy saved five lives after  his parents donated his organs after he was declared brain dead following an accident. The […]

Organ Donation: 6-Year-Old Odia Girl Saves 3 Lives After Her Death in Abu Dhabi
Organ Donation: 6-Year-Old Odisha Girl Saves 3 Lives After Her Death in Abu Dhabi

Jeypore: A six-year-old girl from Odisha, who died due to some unknown diseases in Abu Dhabi, has given a new lease of life to three persons through organ donation. According to sources, the girl named Debishree complained of illness and was immediately rushed to a hospital in Abu Dhabi on July 1, 2019. However, doctor […]

Odisha man donated organ in Surat
Organ Donation: Brain-dead Odisha man in Surat gives new lease of life to six persons

Surat: A 49-year-old man from Odisha staying in Surat, who was recently declared brain-dead by the doctors at Kiran Hospital here, has given a new lease of life to six persons. Bipin Pradhan, a resident of Bhatapada village under Kabisuryanagar block of Ganjan district was reportedly working as a supervisor in a weaving unit at […]

Third Cadaveric Transplant In Odisha: Brain Dead Woman’s Kidneys Donated To Save Two Lives

Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: After two successful cadaveric kidney transplants in the State, two more persons struggling with renal failure are set to get a new lease of life with organ donation from a woman, who was declared brain dead by doctors. As per reports, the 45-year-old woman identified as Rajalaxmi Das, a resident of Delanga area in […]

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Odisha's First Cadaveric Organ Transplant: Patient Who Received Organ Discharged From Hospital

Cuttack: It was a milestone for the state and Firoze Sahoo, who walked out of the SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack on Monday after being fully treated, bears testimony to such feat. On February 4, Sahoo was one of the patients who received a kidney in the first-ever cadaveric organ transplant in Odisha, […]

Court Rejects Plea To Persuade Nirbhaya Convicts To Donate Organs

New Delhi: A Delhi Court dismissed a plea seeking permission to meet the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case to convince them to donate their organs. While dismissing the plea filed by NGO RACO founder Rahul Sharma, Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora said: “I am of the view […]

VP V Naidu Calls For Easing Procedures To Regulate Organ Donation

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged youth to overcome apprehensions and donate their organs, as he stressed the need for easing procedures to regulate organ donation in accordance with scientific standards. Terming organ donation a “delicate and sensitive” process that requires patience and conviction, Naidu said that the new and aspirational […]

Award Instituted In Memory Of Odisha Youth Whose Organs Infused Life Into Others

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday announced cash award of Rs 5 lakh for the family of Suraj Behera of Ganjam district for the humanitarian act of donating six vital organs of their brain dead son to save lives of several people. Earlier, OTV had telecast a report last week on the family’s decision to donate […]

Brain dead Odisha youth’s heart, other organs save many lives!

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 […]

Two brain-dead patients give new lease of life to 13 people

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 […]

Family honours pledge, donates retired Odisha bureaucrat's body to hospital

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 […]

BODI eyes Guinness World Record in organ donation pledging

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 […]

Kerala's organ donation programme sees first transplant

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 […]