ORGAN DONATION

Saving Your Skin

Posted On: November 13, 2015  By:
skin donation
There are millions of burns victims yearly in India, out of which many are crippled and disfigured while others simply die. Wouldn’t it be great if instead of cremating or burying ourselves completely, we could save a bit of us to help others after we go? Read the article and watch the 3 minute film to find out how.

Interview with Dr. Saudan Singh

Posted On: October 27, 2015  By:
organ donation questions answers
Dr. Saudan Singh is the Director, National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), the apex centre for all-India activities of coordination and networking for procurement and distribution of Organs and Tissues. He spoke to ORGAN India on NOTTO’s future plans.

It’s A “Yes” Till You Get A “No”

Posted On: September 8, 2015  By:
organ donation
All of us involved in the process of organ donation need to have a belief in not just the goodness of the cause, but in the goodness of the people. These 5 stories show you just how true this is.

Hvovi’s Heart

Posted On: August 13, 2015  By:
A mother faced with a dying child receives the ultimate gift from another mother who lost her son. A miracle followed by more miracles aided by doctors, government organizations, police and the large hearted residents of Chennai.

Kidney Transplant – Misconceptions & Truths

Posted On: August 3, 2015  By:
Misconceptions & Truths of Kidney Transplant
Longevity and quality of life is far better after a transplant than on dialysis. But in India barely 2% of all patients undergo a kidney transplant. Lack of awareness, gender imbalances, & deterrence from some doctors all hamper the process.

Organ Transplants – Laws & Ethics

Posted On: July 31, 2015  By:
Laws of Organ Donation in India
The limits of transplantation are being redefined by success of complex transplants such as limbs and face, which were hitherto only science fiction. The science of transplantation has progressed fast, but poses many legal and ethical questions.
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