Parth Gandhi’s story is not one you hear every day. It is a story woven by sacrifice, selflessness and hope.
Deceased Organ Donation
Despite having gone through a terrible ordeal, her parents agreed to donate Surbhi’s organs. “My child was gone. There was nothing else to do. We said Yes instantly.” Because that’s what Surbhi would have wanted.
One way of bridging the gap between the supply and demand of human organs is to promote organ Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD). For this, withdrawal of care guidelines for terminally ill patients is desperately required in India.
Transplantation of Hands and Faces is not life-saving. Hands and faces are highly visible parts of the body, and closely related to the identity of the individual. This makes their transplantation difficult.
If you step into any hospital, there are millions of Biru Kumars in our country who suffer from end stage Liver or Kidney Disease or any organ failure and await their death helplessly, in a desperate need of an organ transplant.
Ever wonder what exactly brain death is? Watch this short and easy to understand film to get a clear picture.