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Karnataka bus cleaner, 24, dies; parents praised by minister for donating organs

Despite dealing with the loss of their 24-year-old son to a road accident, a couple from Chikbalapur in Karnataka have decided to donate his organs. See Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar's tweet here.

24-year-old bus cleaner Naveen Kumar died from a grave road accident last week. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 12, 2022 02:52 PM IST
ByYamini C S | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Maha govt panel says it can’t allow 16-year-old girl to donate liver to father

According to the girl's plea, her father was advised to undergo a liver transplant in March. Barring the girl, no other close relative was found medically suitable as a donor, it mentioned.

The 16-year-old girl's father suffers from ‘liver cirrhosis decompensated’, according to her petition to the Bombay high court. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 11, 2022 11:09 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Organs donated by 19-year-old Delhi girl give four new lease of life

Doctors at AIIMS said that Lata’s heart was successfully transplanted to a patient in the hospital, her liver and one kidney was allocated to the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, and the other kidney was sent to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.

Dr Aarti Vij, who heads AIIMS’ Organ Retrieval banking Organisation, said awareness about organ donation actually helps people decide when the time comes (Representative image/ANI)
Updated on Feb 10, 2022 03:48 AM IST

Brain dead man donates organs, gives new life to three patients

The 52-year-old man, who was declared brain dead after suffering a hemorrhage, had himself undergone a liver transplant. He gave a new life to three ailing patients at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in Gurugram.

(Representative image/HT FILE)
Published on Oct 08, 2021 12:08 PM IST
ANI | , New Delhi

At AIIMS, organs of two brain dead donors save 7 lives in 48 hours

The two hearts, four kidneys, two livers, four corneas and bones of a 26-year-old man from Kashganj in Uttar Pradesh, and a 61-year-old Delhi man have already been transplanted.

The other donation came from Sachin, 26, who was a daily wage labourer working in Delhi and was brought to AIIMS Trauma Centre after he fell from the second floor of a building on Thursday, February 13
Updated on Feb 23, 2020 08:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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