Women often tend to ignore their health for the sake of their families or for financial reasons. Kidney disease can silently creep up on them with devastating effects. We need to change this.
When mum refused to accept my kidney donation, the fear of her death haunted us. I believe her worry that no one would marry me if I donated, is a direct result of misconceptions and lack of awareness on organ donation.
As a patient of End Stage Kidney Disease, I have no idea what I am supposed to be undergoing. I undergo procedures about which no one has time to explain. Things happen…desperation takes over...and I’m shaken to the core.
If you’ve ever wondered what immunosuppressants are, and how crucial they can be for us, here’s your chance to find out.
Hi, I’ll introduce myself first. I’m Mamta Agarwal, and I am 38years old, I have a husband named Anuj and two children, a 14-year-old girl named Nandani and a 12-year-old boy named Krishna. I also have a brother, named Mohit, who's a year older than me.
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.
Meet Muktesh Chander. The man who created Green Corridors in North India, to facilitate smooth and timely transportation of organs in a non-stop thoroughfare - no mean achievement in a chaotic and apathetic city like Delhi.
It has been observed that the police officials are reluctant to give authority for organ donation in Medico-Legal cases. This may be either because of their fear of accountability of their decision, jurisdictional problems or lack of knowledge and clarity on the statutory provisions in such cases.
Contrary to popular perception, the problems facing organ donation in India are not unique. The all too often heard “fact” that Indians do not want to donate because of religious reasons is simply not true.
There has been remarkable progress made in kidney transplantation that is giving patients with kidney failure a new lease of life.