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Docs plan counselling cell in hosps to promote organ donation

DNAHM129569 | 8/13/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :339 | Health

bygone days For many years Guj was at the forefront in organ donation, now it ranks fifth

In a bid to create awareness about the need and importance of organ donation as well as to bust the myths associated with it, the woman doctors' wing of the Indian Medical Association (WDW-IMA) has decided to partner with government and corporate hospitals across the state to come up with a counseling cell in each hospital and convince relatives of brain dead patients to donate the latter's organs.
Speaking about this initiative, WDW-IMA's national chairperson Mona Desai said, "Lack of organs leads to many people losing their lives. These deaths are avoidable. Gujarat used to lead in organ donation, but now ranks fifth at the national level. We need to sensitise more people on the importance of organ donation an
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