Indian Transplant Newsletter Vol. 16 Issue No: 49 (Nov 2016 - Feb 2017)

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Awards - Dr. Ashok L. Kirpalani receives The La Renon TANKER Foundation Lifetime Achievement award 2017

Dr. Ashok L. Kirpalani, renowned nephrologist received The La Renon TANKER Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 at TANKER Foundation’s 24th Annual Charity & Awards Nite on 25th January 2017. The award is presented to an ...

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Bioethics Conference - MOHAN Foundation Organises Organ Donation and Transplantation Symposium at the 6th National Bioethics Conference, Pune

The 6th National Bioethics Conference (6th NBC) was held from 13th-15th January 2017 at YASHADA, Baner Road, Pune. The theme of the 6th NBC was Healing and dying with Dignity: Ethical Issues in Palliative Care, End of Life Care and Euthanasia. One ...

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Deceased Organ Donation in India - 2016

  Deceased Organ Donation in India – 2016 State No. of Donors Kidney Liver Heart Lungs Pancreas Intestine Hand Total Organs Tamil Nadu 180 340 169 79 50 10 0 0 ...

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Editorial Desk - Requirement for Uniform Declaration of Death as Legislation in India

The standard definition of death in India like many other countries defines death as an irreversible cessation of circulatory and respiratory functions. However with the advent of brain death in the 1960s death was redefined to include ...

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Indian Organ Donation Day - MOHAN Foundation felicitated by NOTTO on 7th Indian Organ Donation Day

NOTTO (National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation) celebrated the 7th Indian Organ Donation Day on November 30, 2016 at the Constitution Club of India at Rafi Marg, New Delhi. Representatives from the Ministry of Health and Family ...

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Indian Organ Donation Day - NOTTO organises Walkathon for 7th Indian Organ Donation Day

On November 27, 2016, MOHAN Foundation Delhi-NCR team participated in the walkathon organised by NOTTO in association with NDTV and Fortis Group of Hospitals. The 1 km walk from India Gate to Nirman Bhavan saw the participation of thousands of ...

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Indian Organ Donation Week - Celebration of 7th Indian Organ Donation Day in Government Hospitals in Tamil Nadu

To commemorate 7th Indian Organ Donation Day, the government hospitals in Chennai and Madurai (Tamil Nadu) in collaboration with Transplant Authority of Tamil Nadu (TRANSTAN) and MOHAN Foundation organised a series of events in the month of ...

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International - Summit on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism held at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City

Summion Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism held at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican Ci ty A Summit on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism was held in the Vatican City at the Casina Pio IV, the headquarters ...

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International Tissue Banking Workshop held in Jaipur

An International Tissue Banking Workshop was hosted by MOHAN Foundation and Navjeevan-MFJCF team in Jaipur on Monday, 28 November 2016. Looking into the need for Tissue Banking in Rajasthan, the workshop addressed all the queries related to ...

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MOHAN Foundation wins Award for Best and Most Popular Website of the Year India 2016 under Health Category

The Website of the Year India 2016 award which is India’s most important people’s choice award for websites was revealed on websiteoftheyear.co.in This year 252 websites were nominated in 21 categories. More than 95,000 votes were ...

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National - Eminent ophthalmologist Dr.G.N. Rao lends his support for organ donation in Rajasthan

Dr. G.N. Rao, Founder-Chair, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad visited Jaipur on 15th February 2017 and lent his support for organ donation in Rajasthan. He was felicitated by Mrs. Bhavna Jagwani, Convenor, MOHAN Foundation Jaipur Citizen Forum ...

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National - First Heart Transplant successfully performed in Aurangabad, Maharashtra

The first heart transplant was successfully performed in Aurangabad, Maharashtra on 1st February 2017, making it only the second city after Mumbai in the state to have achieved this feat. The heart transplant took place at CIIGMA Hospital. ...

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National - First liver transplant performed in a public sector hospital in Rajasthan

The first liver transplant in a public sector hospital in Rajasthan was performed at the Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Hospital, Jaipur on 18th February 2017. The transplant came to fruition after three years of preparation. A 30-year-old person, who ...

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National - First Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney transplant in Western India performed in Pune

The first Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney (SPK) transplant in Western India was performed on 6th November 2016 at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital (DMH), Pune. The recipient, Mr. Pavan Motwani, was only nine years old when he was diagnosed with Type I ...

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National - Renowned actor Padma Shri Dr. Mohanlal appointed Goodwill Ambassador of Kerala Network for Organ Sharing

On 4th December 2016, All Kerala Mohanlal Fans & Cultural Welfare Association organised the 100th day celebration of the movie ‘Oppam’ in which renowned actor Padma Shri Lt. Col. (Hon) Dr. Mohanlal has acted. 1000 ...

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National - SAMARTHAN 2016 – Doctors singing in aid of Organ Donation

On 6th November 2016, MOHAN Foundation (MF) organised an awareness event, “SAMARTHAN 2016 – Doctors singing in aid of Organ Donation,” at Zorba, MG Road, New Delhi. The event presented a unique opportunity to witness doctors of ...

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Rajasthan Gaurav Award 2016 presented to Mrs. Bhavna Jagwani, Convenor, MFJCF

Rajasthan Gaurav Awards were presented to various personalities who have been doing work in different fields for human welfare and society nationally as well as internationally. It is a matter of pride that Mrs. Bhavna Jagwani, Convenor, MOHAN ...

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Scientific Feature - Donation after circulatory death – Challenges in India

Introduction What are non-heart beating donors or cardiac dead donors? The first terminology used for these donors was “Non-heart beating donor” to differentiate it from brain dead donor where the heart is still ...

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Summit - Organ Transplant Summit 2016, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

On November 19, 2016, Dr. Sunil Shroff, Managing Trustee and Ms. Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director Delhi NCR, MOHAN Foundation were invited to speak at the first ever Organ Transplant Summit 2016 organised by DKS Post Graduate Institute & ...

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The Interview - The Man Who Believes “The Times They Are a-Changin’” – Dr. George Thomas

He’s a successful orthopaedic surgeon in Chennai, a fan of English literature and rock music – Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix are his favourites. Eclectic interests, but his passion is ethics – meet Dr. George Thomas. In our ...

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Training Programme - MOHAN Foundation conducts Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programmes in Guntur, Pune and Bengaluru under the aegis of NOTTO

Under the aegis of National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with state organ donation and ...

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