Million Donors Campaign
Organ transplants are one of the most miraculous achievements of modern medicine. Transplantation has advanced dramatically over the past two decades. Transplantation, the surgical process of recovering organs or tissue from one person and placing them ...
Becoming Organ Donor
You can become an organ donor by just telling your family or next-of-kin that you wish to donate your organs after your death. Your family or next-of-kin can inform a doctor or another healthcare professional in a hospital if they are asked about your wishes regarding...
The chance to save lives
Many people are waiting for a life-transforming transplant. Sadly, people die waiting for the gift of a heart, liver, kidney, lung or pancreas transplant. For many others, the wait means long weeks or months in hospital or several trips to hospital every week for treatment ...
WILL THE ORGAN DONATION LEAVE THE BODY DISFIGURED?
Not at all. The recovery of organs is carried out with utmost care in the normal operation theatre by trained surgeons. The body will be handed over to the family with the wounds properly stitched and dressed.
Can organs be donated by living persons?
One kidney and a small portion of liver can be donated by living persons. All other organs can be donated only after death.
WHO CAN DONATE?
Almost everyone can help others through organ donation. The governing factors are wheand tissues
While your age and medical history will be considered, you shouldn’t assume you’re too young, too old or not healthy enough to become a donor. All major religions support organ donation and transplantation.