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“Jeevandan”, a hope to live again

'Jeevandan', donate your organ and save life


The prevalence of heart failure in India due to coronary heart disease, hypertension, obesity, diabetes and rheumatic heart disease ranges from 1.3 to 4.6 million, with an annual incidence of 491 600 – 1.8 million.
The estimated population with chronic viral hepatitis in India is 400-500 million, and is projected to be the third leading cause of deaths worldwide by 2020.

A large number of patients suffers from irreversible organ ailments involving heart, liver, pancreas and kidney could lead a healthy life if they had the opportunity to undergo transplant surgery. To save the life of such patients, Andhra Pradesh government has started a new comprehensive scheme “Jeevandan” proposed by the Cadaver Transplantation Advisory Committee (CTAC).

Anyone can donate their organs, for that you need to fill a registeration form and consent of your family is important. Registration for organ donation alone shall not empower doctors to remove your organs as a donor. This can happen only when you are declared brain dead and next of kin gives consent for organ donation.

Hence please register for organ donation, carry you donor card always with you and let your wishes be known to your relatives. Go to link http://jeevandan.gov.in/Donorcard.htm
and you will get a form like this, fill it and you are done.

Even if you are under age 18 and wish to donate your organ, then you can donate but for that you need to have the consent of your parents.
If you wish to donate your organ and want to help the needy, then register yourself without even thinking of age or any other myth.

“Jeevandan”, a hope to live again
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