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Aesculapia 2019 was Organised

News Desk, News Nation 360 : In India every year nearly 150K people await a kidney transplant but only 5K get one and 1,000,000 lakh people suffer from corneal blindness and await transplant whereas 500K people die because of non-availability of organs among them 200K people die of liver disease and 50K people die from heart disease. So a donation of organs after death is a very much important subject and more awareness is necessary for this subject. Aesculapia 2019 is the annual Social fest Kolkata Medical College starting from 1947. With Independence, it is now aged 73. Aesculapia promises to be the first Medical Academic Fest of its kind, encompassing all disciplines of Medicine and Surgery while serving not only to educate but to illuminate and inspire. Aesculapia promises to be a pan department endeavour to bring

the cutting edge of research and its culture to the horizon of the MBBS Students. It is a three-day medical convention comprising platforms for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students and will serve as a forum for the participation of doctors nationwide. With this event, they aspire to bring the entire medical fraternity closer and allow inquisitive minds to blossom further. They are also trying to foster the research mindset within the medical students at large, a trend that is proving to find more important as they go forward. One can save up to 8 lives after one's death. There are 8 organs that can be donated : The liver, lungs, heart, kidneys and small intestines. One's tissues can also improve the quality of life for many ill people, the tissues are : Skin, Corneas, Bone Tissues including Tendons and Cartilage, heart valves and blood vessels. This Convention was attended by so many doctors.

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Report : Anustup Kundu