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Tamil Nadu bags National award for organ donation

Tamil Nadu has received a national award for organ donation for the sixth consecutive year in the 11th organ donation day celebrated on Friday 28-11-2020. The event was conducted virtually by the Union Health Ministry. TN health minister Dr. C. Vijayabaskar along with state’s health secretary Dr. Radhakrishnan has received the award.

Tamil Nadu has harvested 8245 organs from 1392 donors so far since 2008. The State’s Capital, Chennai has been acting as the health capital of India with the highest health indices in the country.