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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions on Whole Body Donation

  • Q 1 : Why donate?

    A: It is the unique contribution of a person for advancement of medicine and provides students & researchers a great opportunity to study the humane body.

  • Q 2 : How is the Body treated?

    A: With dignity, respect and animosity is maintained during and after anatomical study.

  • Q 3 : Who can donate?

    A: Everyone, including persons unfit for Organ donation can also donate body.

  • Q 4 : How to donate?

    A: Prescribed format can be collected on request from the department during the working hours. After compilation of the documents the willing person can register for donation to that specific institute.

  • Q 5 : What happens after death of a registered person?

    A: After the death, the next of Kin/legal heirs should inform the H.O.D, Anatomy/ Principal & Dean of the concerned Medical College, where the diseased was registered as Donor.

  • Q 6 : Can one also be registered with Organ donation ?

    A: Yes.

  • Q 7 : Will the donated body will be acceptable after removal of Organ ?

    A: Yes.

  • Q 8 : Will the donated body ever be cremated or buried ?

    A: After anatomical dissection and study have been completed, body parts will be cremated / incinerated collectively irrespective of cast or religion. No asthis can be provided to any relation.

  • Q 9 : Without registration can body donation is executed ?

    A: Yes. Next of kin/legal heirs/close relatives have to submit the affidavit for having no objection to donate the body of the diseased.
    The registered donated / Non registered body should be accompanied with the cause of death certificate (original) issued by Hospital/Registered Nursing Home /Regd. Medical Practitioner.