Tag Archives: Organ Donation

Govt Draft Guidelines for Organ Donation

Draft Guidelines for Organ Donation   Draft guidelines for kidney had been placed in public domain for seeking comments and suggestions from the general public. Based on the comments received, the Government has since finalized the said guidelines and issued Allocation Criteria for deceased donor kidney transplant which have been uploaded on the website of National… Read More »

Organ Donation :Huge gap between demand and supply

Organ Donation Exact data on the number of premature deaths due to heart, liver, lungs, kidneys and pancreas complications has not been compiled. However, there is a huge gap between the demand for and supply of human organs for transplantation. The present annual requirement and availability of commonly transplanted organs is assessed as below:  … Read More »

Organ Donation : National Organ Transplant Programme

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of Govt of India on 27-November, 2015 Need to dispel Myths, Misconception, Superstitions surrounding Organ Donation: J P Nadda Nationwide Registry for Organ and Tissue Donation launched While noting that donating organs is a gift of life and is an altruistic, egalitarian and essentially moral act, Shri J P… Read More »