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Commercial Organ Donation In India

India’S Dire Need For Organs Still Fuels A Deadly Trade | The National

MUMBAI // India is rightly proud of its status as one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. But there is another, less admirable label that refuses to go away. Despite the country’s best efforts to eradicate the black market trade in human org...

Six Delco Athletes To Vie In Transplant Games - Ridley Town Talk - Delco News Network

Never a day goes by that Howard Pritchard doesn’t think about his younger brother, Matt, and the hours they spent together, laughing and watching classic movies. “He is in my thoughts each and every day,” said the 64-year-old Parkside resident. Jo...

Donations Of Organs Save 3,000 Patients

Nearly 1,300 Chinese citizens have donated organs posthumously for lifesaving transplants this year as of Thursday, saving more than 3,000 lives, an official said. The number of public organ donations in 2014 is expected to exceed the total in the...

How Cadaver Organ Donation Could Turn Government Hospitals Into Donor Bases That Cater To The Affluent - The Economic Times

A govt effort aimed at widening the scale of deceased organ donations inadvertently becomes a stark metaphor of inequality as it could turn government hospitals into donor bases that cater to the affluent.

95% Shortage Of Kidney Donors

India is facing an acute shortage of kidney donors. According to statistics, nearly two lakh people need new kidneys in the country every year but only 10,000 patients get donors. Around 1,000 kidney transplants take place in the national Capital ...

Deserted By Hubby, Woman Gets New Lease Of Life Via Liver Transplant

Rupali Tyagi from Lucknow was deserted by her husband and in-laws after she was diagnosed with liver ailment. Doctors told her that a liver transplant is the only option. Admitted to the Institute for Liver and Bile Sciences, New Delhi, she was lu...

To Prevent Organ Rackets, It Helps To Legalise Commercial Donation

The busting of another huge organ racket involving two employees of the city's Apollo hospital has again brought to light the massive scarcity of organs required for transplant, which experts say can be overcome only by legalising living organ don...

Gift Of Life From The Living Or The Dead

In an article in The Straits Times ("Doctors have key role in organ donation"; March 9), Ms Salma Khalik wrote of the small number of kidneys that were taken from people who were brain dead and transplanted into those whose kidneys have failed. Th...

Organ Retrieval: Better Coordination, Training Need Of The Hour

A cadaver heart transplantation was conducted at a Government hospital in the new Andhra Pradesh in May which attracted wide attention. A couple of days later, the heart of a brain dead patient could not be used because there were no takers. A hos...

Consultation Underway To Improve Organ Donation Rates

An organ donation campaigner is pushing for the government to consider creating an organ donor register. The government has begun consultation on how to improve the country's rate of organ donation which remains far behind demand. "Currently it's ...

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