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Udupi, Aug 20: The Kasturba Hospital observed the Organ Donation Day 2017 by felicitating the kin of organ donors . These were the donors who were declared brain dead as a result of severe injury or ill

health. Subsequently, their families decided to donate the organs to give the special gift of life to those in need. The family members of eye donors were also present.

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Udupi, Aug 20: The Kasturba Hospital observed the Organ Donation Day 2017 by felicitating the kin of organ donors . These were the donors who were declared brain dead as a result of severe injury or ill-health. Subsequently, their families decided to donate the organs to give the special gift of life to those in need. The family members of eye donors were also present.

H. Vinod Bhat, vice-chancellor of Manipal University, said that as per the Union government’s data, about two lakh people were wait-listed for kidneys in the country, while about 30,000 persons were currently awaiting a liver. The existing donation programmes meet only about 3 % to 5 % of the requirement for organs.

Poornima Baliga, pro vice-chancellor of Manipal University, who, felicitated the family members of eye donors, said that the families and relatives of the donors have started a social movement by deciding to donate their organs.”

M. Dayananda, Medical Superintendent of Kasturba Hospital, Padmaraj Hegde, Deputy Medical Superintendent, Girish Menon, Head, Department of Neurosurgery, Sulatha Bhandary Head, Department of Ophthalmology, were present.

Organ Donation Day is observed on August 13, every year.

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