Gujarat: Doctors plan counselling cell in hospitals to promote organ donation
| Tuesday | 13th August, 2019
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 and debunk the myths surrounding it."
She said a team of 4-5 women doctors will be deployed for each hospital to convince people for organ donation.
There is a huge gap in the requirement and availability when it comes to organ donation in India.
Despite the large population, India's organ donation rate is one of the lowest in the world with only 0.8 per 10 lakh people opting for organ donation.
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