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Shot CEO sis dies, donates organ


Thiruvananthapuram: The family of Lots Shipping CEO Renjit Nelluvelil, shot dead in Sudan, witnessed the tragic death of his sister here on Tuesday, but relatives quickly decided to donate her organs

Organs — Harvest a life


The world may have marked Organ Donation Day on Tuesday, but statistics in the state show there is little to celebrate. The rate of organ donation in Karnataka is an appalling 10-12% per year, while a

Religion does not block organ swap

Humanity won over religion when the relatives of two patients — whose kidneys had failed — swapped organs in order to save each other’s lives.

The ‘pair donor exch-ange’, which took place on November

man moves HC to ensure organ donation after death

Seventynine-year-old Pavunni of Thrissur is firm in his decision to donate his organs after death. This, even as his wife and five children opposed the decision from day one.

So, the septuagenarian

Diocese shows way in organ donation


Kottappuram Bishop Dr Joseph Karikkassery and 92 priests in the diocese on Sunday pledged to donate their organs.

The pledge was taken during the valedictory celebrations of the silver jubilee of th

TN role model in organ donation


It is probably the most difficult decision to make, but the people of Tamil Nadu have set an example for the rest of the country to follow. The state has recorded a stunning 80 per cent ‘conversion ra

Brain dead may be life-givers


States like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have made it mandatory for doctors to make queries and encourage relatives of the brain dead to donate organs

Swathi Krishna, the 17-year-old girl

Mohanlal pledges organs after death


Mollywood star Mohanlal on Saturday promised to donate his organs after death.

Mohanlal expressed his willingness in a function at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences graced by Kochouseph Chittilap

Kovai BE grad’s organs donated to seven persons


Doctors at the Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH) here on Sunday morning harvested the organs of a young engineering graduate who died in a road accident.

Seven of the 21-year-old Saranya’s org

Teenaged girl's organs donated

The organs of a brain dead teenaged girl were on Sunday harvested which would benefit seven patients across Tamil Nadu.

The 19-year-old girl had met with an accident near Perundurai a couple of da

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