Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.17 Issue No.: 52 November 2017 - February 2018

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MOHAN Foundation’s Transplant Coordinators in Madurai and Chennai felicitated

Mr. S. Venkatesh, Transplant Coordinator, MOHAN Foundation deputed in Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu was felicitated by Dr. C. Vijaya Baskar, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu for his services towards ...

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Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme held in Pune

Under the aegis of NOTTO and ROTTO-SOTTO Mumbai, MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre (ZTCC) - Pune conducted a one-week Transplant Coordinators' Training Programme from 19th to 23rdFebruary 2018 at ISCCM Pune ...

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2nd Collaborative Conclave for Organ Donation held in New Delhi

The Collaborative Conclave for Organ Donation is a common platform for all the NGOs working on organ donation in India. ORGAN (Organ Receiving & Giving Awareness Network) India, an initiative of the NGOs Parashar Foundation & the Vijaya ...

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An interview with Dr. V. Ramadevi, Head of the Department (HOD) & Professor of Plastic Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

On 7th February 2018, history was created in the Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai where the first double hand transplant in the state of Tamil Nadu was performed by The Institute for Research and Rehabilitation of Hand & ...

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Champions of lung transplantation

“You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself,” quoted by Swami Vivekananda was the strongest message in my mind in the morning of a beautiful day in November 2017. It was 8 AM in the morning. I was driving to work. I was ...

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Every Accomplishment Starts With the decision to try

“How am I going to restart organ donation conversation with this family” was the first thought that struck me when I saw the grief-stricken family of late Mrs. Chandra (name changed). My journey in this programme started when I ...

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Government of Tamil Nadu presents MOHAN Foundation with Best Performing NGO and Best Transplant Coordinator Awards

  To commemorate National Organ Donation Week, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu organized an event at the Kalaivanar Arangam, Chennai on 24th November 2017. Mr. Edappadi. K. Palaniswami, the Chief Minister ...

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His heart will go on

Little Elaine tightly held her mother's petite hand out of nervousness, because of the new surroundings. 'Where are we going, Ma?' she asked, probably for the seventh time. 'Be patient, dear', her mother replied, for the seventh time. Elaine ...

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International Workshop on Futuristic Healthcare Technology: Telemedicine and Medical Drone held in Chennai

A two-day international workshop on Futuristic Healthcare Technology : Telemedicine and Medical Drones was held on 16th  and 17th December 2017 at Apollo Children's Hospital, Chennai. It was organised by National Design Research Forum (NDRF), ...

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Jaipur’s Kanwar Nagar Road named after Organ Donor Dikshant Thadani

Dikshant Thadani, 21 years old, was a resident of Jaipur's Kanwar Nagar. He saved four lives by becoming an organ donor. He met with an accident on 21 August 2017, sustained severe head injury, was certified brain dead and his family agreed for ...

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MOHAN Foundation invited to Deceased Donor Organ Transplantation Workshop in Sri Lanka

A Deceased Donor Organ Transplantation Workshop was organised on 11 February 2018 by the Organ Transplant Unit at Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital, Sri Lanka. Dr. Niroshan Seneviratne, Consultant Urologist & Transplant Surgeon on behalf of ...

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MOHAN Foundation participates in Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation at Gift of Life Institute, Philadelphia, USA

Dr. Sumana Navin, Course Director and Ms. Sujatha Suriyamoorthi, Manager-Information Systems & Programme Manager, MOHAN  Foundation underwent Gift of Life Institute's (GOLI) Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation from 23 October 2017 to 3 ...

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MOHAN Foundation receives awards at the 8th INDIAN ORGAN DONATION DAY

  On Nov 27, 2017, National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) celebrated the 8th Indian Organ Donation Day at Constitution Club Annexe, New Delhi. Special Guests of Honour were Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Hon’ble ...

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Organ Donation and Transplantation in South Asia

  South Asia is a densely populated region which comprises the sub-Himalayan countries and includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation ...

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Organ Donation Appeal made Compelling by use of Human Ashes

‘Life before Ashes’ is a poignant, yet hard-hitting, message by MOHAN Foundation to spread a very simple message - ‘What has now become ashes, could have been another person’s heart or kidney, if only the organs were ...

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Organ Donation Helpline Poster by MOHAN Foundation gets the Best Poster Prize at the 15th Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation

The 15 Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation (CAST) was held from 27-30 November 2017 in Cebu, Philippines. Over 900 delegates attended the congress. Dr Sunil Shroff, Managing Trustee, MOHAN Foundation attended the Congress as a faculty ...

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Qutab Minar Turns Green for Organ Donation

On February 17, 2018, the iconic Qutab Minar was bathed in green to highlight the cause of organ donation during the annual event by MOHAN Foundation titled ‘Samarthan 2018,’ held at the terrace of Qla at Mehrauli, New Delhi. Qla is ...

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Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme held in Wardha, Maharashtra

Under the aegis of NOTTO and Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (ROTTO) and State Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (SOTTO) Mumbai, MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with Zonal Transplant Coordination Center (ZTCC) Nagpur, ...

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Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme organised in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Under the aegis of NOTTO and ROTTO Mumbai, MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with chhattisgarh human  organ transplant organization, Raipur conducted a one-week Transplant Coordinators' Training Programme from 2 nd to 6 th February 2018 at ...

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