AIIMS felicitates families for donating organs of loved ones

By Pti

It was hard for 41-year-old Seema Bindal to see her daughter die in front of her eyes, but she decided to keep her 16-year-old girl "alive" by donating her organs to those in need of them.

Seema and her family were among many such families who were felicitated by AIIMS and Indian Society for Trauma and Acute Care (ISTAC), on the concluding day of the sixth International Congress -- TRAUMA 2013 -- for deciding to donate the organs of their loved ones after their death.

AIIMS felicitates families for donating organs


Surbhi (16) was declared brought dead at the AIIMS Trauma Centre on September 13 after the wall of an under-construction building collapsed and fell on her.

Putting her grief beside, Seema decided that she will donate her daughter's organs to the needy in order to give them the "gift of life".

"I wanted my daughter to remain alive and that is why I donated her organs. Today she is alive among other people to whom she has given life," said the Krishanagar resident. Jamboo Kumar Das, a resident of Janakpuri, too decided to donate the organs of his 22-years-old daughter Bhavna who died after she allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from the second floor of her house.

"After knowing that our daughter cannot survive, we decided on the suggestion of AIIMS doctors to donate her organs," Das said.

At the event, parents of Anmol Juneja, who had died in a motorbike accident near the Patparganj flyover while returning from a party in December last year, were also present.

Dr M C Mishra, Director of AIIMS and also the chief of the trauma centre, felicitated the families and spoke about the importance of organ donation. The event included a session on cadaver organ donation.


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