How can I register for organ donation in Kerala?

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  1. * KNOS NEW HELPLINE NO: 0471 2962748.
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How can I donate my body to medical college after death in Kerala?

Registering with an anatomical institute

To donate your body to medical science, you need to give consent to an anatomical institute. They will ask you for a handwritten declaration (codicil) stating that you wish your body to be donated to medical science after your death.

Which form is to be filled to donate organs?

Fill form 7 of the Transplant of Human Organs Act online and give your consent for organ donation.

How do you nominate for organ donation?

Pledge to be an Organ Donor
Pledging your organs is a simple procedure. Just fill out the online pledge form and we will send you a donor card with your unique government registration number. All pledges are registered with the National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO).

What are the 5 five types of organ donation?

Living donation. Living donation offers another choice for transplant candidates, and it saves two lives: the recipient and the next one on the deceased organ waiting list.

  • Deceased donation.
  • Vascularized Composite Allografts (VCA)
  • Pediatric donation.
  • What are the 5 steps of the organ donation process?

    Even though cases vary, the following describes the basic steps in donation from deceased donors.

    • Transport. A specialized team of EMTs and paramedics begin life-saving efforts at the scene.
    • Treatment.
    • Intensive care.
    • Brain death declared.
    • Evaluation.
    • Authorization.
    • Placement.
    • Organ recovery.

    What is the process of full body donation?

    Body Donation Process:
    Identify the closest hospital or medical college or NGOs that may facilitate body donation, and contact them to understand their requirements for whole body registration. Each hospital will have a slightly different set of rules and procedures.

    What are the rules for organ donation?

    Who can donate an organ? Just about anyone, at any age, can become an organ donor. Anyone younger than age18 needs to have the consent of a parent or guardian. For organ donation after death, a medical assessment will be done to determine what organs can be donated.

    What 4 organs can be donated?

    For patients and families awaiting transplant, organ and tissue donation can mean the difference between life and death. One donor can donate and save up to eight lives by donating organs after death. The organs that can be donated include the heart, intestines, kidneys, liver, lungs and the pancreas.

    What are the rules for organ donors?

    Just about anyone, at any age, can become an organ donor. Anyone younger than age18 needs to have the consent of a parent or guardian. For organ donation after death, a medical assessment will be done to determine what organs can be donated.

    Which organ Cannot transplant?

    Detailed Solution. The correct answer is option 3 i.e Ovaries. Only ovaries CANNOT be transplanted in among options.

    What are 7 major organs that can be transplanted?

    Organs and tissues that can be transplanted include:

    • Liver.
    • Kidney.
    • Pancreas.
    • Heart.
    • Lung.
    • Intestine.
    • Corneas.
    • Middle ear.

    How long are donor bodies kept?

    How long can a donor program keep a body? Under section 12 of the Anatomy Act 1977, a body can be retained for a maximum of 4 years.

    Can brain be donated?

    What is brain donation? Brain donation is different from other organ donation. As an organ donor, you agree to give your organs to other people to help keep them alive. As a brain donor, your brain will be used for research purposes only — it will not be given to another person.

    Are organ donors paid?

    Altruistic donors, by contrast, typically have to cover their own hospital and medical expenses, which are not paid for by their medical aid. Beyond being reimbursed for the costs they incur, it is illegal for living organ donors to accept a reward (financial or otherwise) for their services.

    Which religion Cannot donate organs?

    Jehovah’s Witnesses – According to the Watch Tower Society, the legal corporation for the religion, Jehovah’s Witnesses do not encourage organ donation but believe it is a matter best left to an individual’s conscience. All organs and tissues, however, must be completely drained of blood before transplantation.

    Can a female donate a kidney to a male?

    Conclusions. Our results suggested gender matching for kidney transplant. Only in some exceptional conditions, male donor to female recipient kidney transplant may be successful and female donors to male recipients are not suggested, especially in aged patients with the history of dialysis.

    What organ is in the highest demand?

    Kidneys: Kidneys are the most needed and most commonly transplanted organ. Kidneys are responsible for filtering waste and excess water from the blood and balancing the body’s fluids.

    WHO removes organs after death?

    A transplant surgical team will replace the medical team that treated the donor before they died. (The medical team trying to save your life and the transplant team are never the same.) The surgical team will remove the donor’s organs and tissues.

    Are organ donors still alive?

    Most donations occur after the donor has died, but it is possible to donate certain organs or tissue to someone in need while still living. Living donation has a different process than that of a deceased donor donation. To learn more about living donation, visit

    Can a heart be donated?

    The heart must be donated by someone who is brain-dead but is still on life support. The donor heart must be in normal condition without disease and must be matched as closely as possible to your blood and /or tissue type to reduce the chance that your body will reject it.

    Can we donate heart after death?

    Tissues such as cornea, heart valves, skin, and bone can be donated in case of natural death but vital organs such as heart, liver, kidneys, intestines, lungs, and pancreas can be donated only in the case of ‘brain death’.

    What are the disadvantages of organ donation?

    But for the donor, organ donation can expose a healthy person to the risk of and recovery from unnecessary major surgery. Immediate, surgery-related risks of organ donation include pain, infection, hernia, bleeding, blood clots, wound complications and, in rare cases, death.

    Are organ Donors free?

    Does it cost money to donate your organs? No. The organ donor’s family is not charged for donation. Insurance or the people who receive the organ donation pay those costs.

    Can Muslims donate organs?

    Equally the Quran says that: ‘If anyone saves a life, it is as if he saves the lives of all humankind’. Thus many Muslims understand from this verse that donating one’s organs is a blessed act. In 1995, the Muslim Law (Sharia) Council UK issued a fatwa, religious edict, saying organ donation is permitted.