Medical field is inevitably one of the foremost important fields which mainly deal and protect humanity from illness and various issues related with health. So it is imperative to have new invention in the medical field as well as research. In this context cadaver donation plays an important role.
As per information, every year 20 to 24 dead bodies are donated to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital (Mayo) is getting 15 to 20 bodies per year. As per source, six bodies have been provided to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).Four to Chandrapur Medical College, Four to Gondia Medical College, two to Akola Medical College and four to Andaman Nicobar Medical College.
Earlier the public was hesitant to donate the dead bodies of their relatives.However, now the scenario is changing and people have realized the importance of it. As per information, one body is required for 10 medical students. At present, there are 30 dead bodies in GMCH.In Mayo, there are 200 students and 20 bodies are available for the medical students.
To improve surgical skills, prevent surgery errors, GMCH dean has proposed a Cadaver Lab and the proposal has been sent to the medical education department for approval.