Paediatric patients dying in wait of transplant organs
Countless children in the country die without getting an organ for transplant, while the few paediatric organs donated are transplanted into adults in India. This is because separate allocations lists are not maintained for adults and children, said Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre (ZTCC) Nagpur coordinator Dr Ravi Wankhede.

Wankhede said, "It will take some time for this kind of trend to reach Nagpur. Till date, we have never performed a paediatric transplant. Also, there has never been a paediatric donation in the city, though a couple of them have taken place in other parts of state."....