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.
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: 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]