It is unfortunate that despite the enactment of the Act over 18 years ago, living donors continue to thrive as the integral component for organ transplantation in India. Cadaveric donations have just not picked up enough to put our country on the map as proud supporters of this concept. Reasons have been cited as many: [...]
Transplantation of human organs from one human being to another is undoubtedly one of the greatest medical breakthroughs of this century –one that has transformed tens of thousands of lives. It is unfortunate, however, that Indian patients in need are unable to benefit from this medical advancement.
It has been estimated that 200,000 people in India are annually diagnosed with organ failure needing transplantation as part of life saving measure. A majority of these patients are young where their only hope to a life is by the opportunity of having a transplant of their organ in failure.
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Publication: India Digital Review Source: 11th March, 2012 Delhi Government has launched DORSO.org as an online registration system for voluntary organ donation. Voluntary donors will be able to register their names on the website and Delhi registered hospitals will have a registered password and can access the website encountering brain dead persons as a result [...]
Publication: Hindustan Times Date: 9th March, 2012 The Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) has launched a Deceased Organ and Retrieval Organisation (DORSO) website to build an online registry for organ donors. of the Delhi government,” said Dr SK Sarin, director, ILBS… read more