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India’s Organ Deficiency: How Struggle for Second Chance at Life Gets Extremely Difficult

May 16, 2016

(The Economic Times) – While statistics show donations are not nearly enough to meet the requirements, the issue is not just about getting more people to donate organs. The country needs to gear up its infrastructure to address shortages and also prevent wastage of organs that do get donated, said transplant specialists as well as government and non-government organisations. Cost is prohibitive in private hospitals and government hospitals often don’t have the facilities or trained manpower.

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