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Paras , 12 years/ male, student

Paras , 12 years/ male, student of 7th standard unluckily met with an accident when he was coming back from school with his mother. A vehicle hit him from the back and suffered severe head injury. He was brought to PGIMER Chandigarh and was admitted in ICU and our team of doctors put their best efforts to save him but all in vain. He was declared brain dead on 4th August 2015. His parents were approached by transplant coordinators and counselled regarding organ donation. As he was the only child of his parents , it was very difficult to convince them. Hats off to his parents who took such wise decision keeping besides all their pain and decided to donate their child’s organs. Paras gave lease of life to 5 people by donating corneas, kidneys, liver and pancreas.

Shivam kumar , 22 years/ male, student, Silla Ragunathpur, Bihar

Shivam kumar, 22 years/ male, engineering student , hailed from Silla Ragunathpur Bihar. He was studying in Amritsar and came for his training to Chandigarh. He went on outing with his friends but fate had something else to offer him. He met with an accident near Elante Mall Chandigarh and brought to PGIMER Chandigarh and immediately shifted to ICU because of his critical condition. His father was informed about his accident and he travelled all the way from Bihar to Chandigarh. Shivam’s condition was deteriorated and father was explained about brain death and counselling was done regarding organ donation. He was convinced and decided to give life to someone through his son. Shivam gave lease of life to two persons by donating both kidneys.

Late Shri Ashok Kumar , 45, Barnala

In an extremely rare and magnanimous gesture of organ donation family of Late Sh. Ashok Kumar allowed harvesting of Human Organs of enabled PGI save precious lives of helpless and needy patients, through successful transplantations.

Late Sh. Ashok Kumar S/O Sh. Brij Lal, Age 45 Y/Male, a native of Barnala, Punjab was admitted in PGI in a critical condition at Emergency Ward Neuro Surgery-3 with diagnosis of Acoustic Schwanomma (Post Op). However, despite best of the efforts and competences by the team of experts, Late Sh. Ashok Kumar could not be saved and was declared “brain dead”.

The patient’s younger sister and the family members gave their consent to donate the organs. After fulfilling all the necessary procedures under THOA, further action for transplantation of organs was taken.

As a result of this extremely noble gesture, the donated organs were immediately transplanted and utilized on 10th of December 2014 for the helpless and needy patients which resulted in saving precious lives.

Words fail to explain the courage and compassion shown by the family of Sh. Ashok Kumar as even after suffering the irreparable loss, the family volunteered to donate Liver, Pancreas with B/L Kidney and B/L Corneas of Late Sh. Ashok Kumar.

The Institute acknowledge the sprit and greatness of the family of Late Sh. Ashok Kumar which has given to the needy patients.

Late Shri Kashmir Singh , , a native of Garhshankar, Hoshiarpur, Punjab

Late Shri Kashmir Singh, a native of Garhshankar, Hoshiarpur, Punjab was admitted in PGI on 31st July 2013 in a critical condition after he met with a fatal road accident on 30th July 2013.However, despite best of the efforts and competences by the team of experts, Late Shri Kashmir Singh could not be saved and was declared “brain dead”.

The wife and the family members gave their consent to donate the organs as these had already been pledged by Late Shri Kashmir Singh during his lifetime.after fulfilling all the necessary procedures under THOA,further action for transplantation of organs was taken.

The family volunteered to donate heart B/L Kidney and B/L cornea of Late Shri Kashmir Singh. As a result of this extremely noble gesture, the donated organs were immediately transplanted and utilized for the helpless and needy patients which resulted in saving five precious lives.The family has faithfully honoured his pledge by fulfilling his wishes.

The Institute acknowledge the sprit and greatness of the family of Late Shri Kashmir Singh which has given to the five needy patients.

Anita

Late Ms. Anita , 47 years housewife suffered a serious head trauma during her routine visit to nearby market as she was brutally hit by a speeding vehicle on January, 2017 and was brought to PGIMER Chandigarh. She was admitted in Trauma ICU. Eight days later she was declared brain dead on 5th February, 2017. Her husband was approached by transplant coordinators and counselled for organ donation. Her husband showed exceptional courage by consenting to donate the organs of his wife. Anita gave lease of life to four people by donating both kidneys and corneas.

Priyanka Jain

Late Ms. Priyanka Jain , 23 years old organ and blood donation volunteer but fate had something else to offer. Priyanka suffered a fatal head injury when the cab in which she was travelling with her friends, met with an accident on its way from Goa to Pune. In Pune she was admitted in local hospital.

As the news reached her family, they immediately rushed Priyanka to the PGIMER Chandigarh on January 27th, 2017. Despite efforts by the attending doctors, she could not be retrieved from her critical condition and she lost her battle with life on February 2, 2017 due to cardiac arrest. Her family actually fulfilled her last wish and consented to donate her organs after cardiac death. Through the brave heart family magnanimous gesture, Priyanka’s kidneys were transplanted onto two patients and her corneas gave the gift of sight to another two at the PGIMER Chandigarh.

Balwinder Singh Alias Devender Singh

The picture perfect life of Late Mr. Balwinder Singh Alias Devender Singh from Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh came to a sudden halt after he lost his battle with life, following a tragic two wheeler road accident leading to critical head injury. The family rushed him to the PGIMER Chandigarh on the night of accident itself on 1st February 2017, could not be saved and was declared brain dead on 2nd February 2017.

Showcasing exceptional courage and rare spirit of giving, the family of Balwinder Singh Alias Devender Singh did not let this tragic death go in vain and agreed for multiorgan donation when the transplant coordinators raised the matter with them. He gave lease of life to two people by donating both kidneys.

Nancy Sharma

Late Mrs. Nancy Sharma Age 32/Female, a native of Faridabad, Haryana was admitted in PGI in a critical condition with diagnosis of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and she became brain dead in a private hospital. The matter of organ donation was raised there in the private hospital but there was no such facility so family shifted her to PGIMER, Chandigarh for organ donation.

The patient’s husband and father gave their consent to donate the organs. As a result of this extremely noble gesture, the donated organs were immediately transplanted and utilised on for the helpless and needy patients with resulted in saving precious lives.

Words fail to explain the courage and compassion shown by the family of Mrs. Nancy Sharma as even after suffering the irreparable loss, the family volunteered to donate Heart, Kidneys and Corneas.

Ram Pyari

Late Ms. Ram Pyari, 65, a native of Nabha, Patiala was hit by a two wheeler on October 11, 2017 after which she was rushed to Rajindra Hospital, Patiala and then to GMCH 32, Chandigarh. She was referred to the PGIMER, Chandigarh and the family lost no time and got her admitted the same day.

However efforts of the family and the doctors attending to Ram Pyari could not ensure her recovery. She was declared brain dead on October 14, 2017. Transplant Coordinators raised the matter of organ donation to his son. His son who himself a regular blood donor consented to donate the organs of his mother. Through the brave heart family magnanimous gesture, Ram Pyari kidneys were transplanted onto two patients at the PGIMER Chandigarh.

Varun Kumar

Varun Kumar, 25, from Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh and an employee in Oxalis labs in Baddi, Solan met with an accident as a result of his bike skidding on the road at Anandpur Sahib. He was on his way back to home for Diwali holidays. He was immediately rushed to a local hospital from where he was referred to PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Varun was declared brain dead on October 21, 2017. His father was approached by transplant coordinators and counselled for organ donation. His father showed exceptional courage by consenting to donate the organs of his young son. Varun’s family gave lease of life to five by donating his Liver, Kidneys and corneas to the needy patients.