Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.17 Issue No.53. March 2018-June 2018

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5th FORT-MOHAN Foundation Training on Transplant Coordination organisedunder the aegis of NOTTO, Gurugram

  MOHAN Foundation in partnership with FORT (Fortis OrganRetrieval & Transplant) under the aegis of NOTTO (NationalOrgan & Tissue Transplant Organization) successfullycompleted the ‘Training on Transplant Coordination’ ...

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Improving Organ Donation Rates Among Asian Indians In the UK & USA

  The high kidney failure rate among the Asians from the Indian sub-continent and their low donation rate has meant that these communities wait longer to get a kidney transplant in countries such as USA & UK, where there is a large ...

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Youths turn saviours, breathe life into India’s organ donation drive

  Fifteen-year-old Mumbai resident Vaibhav Sanghavi had just completed his Class X exams in 2016 when he was asked a question that is rarely asked of someone so young: Would he consent to donate the organs of his 44-year-old mother who had ...

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‘Highest’ tribute to Organ Donors andtheir families at EverestBase Camp

  Ms. Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director Delhi-NCR, MOHANFoundation, undertook a very unique and challenging journey to paythe highest tribute to organ donors and their families. On May 4, 2018, she summited the Everest Base Camp reaching ...

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7-year-old boy becomes first child to undergo five-organ transplant

  A 7-year-old boy in the UK has become the first child to undergo a five-organ transplant in one operation. The team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in the West Midlands, UK, operated on Jay Crouch for 10 hours to implant a liver, ...

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9th One Month Transplant Coordinators' Training Programme held in Chennai

  MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with the Transplant Authority ofTamil Nadu (TRANSTAN) conducted a One Month TransplantCoordinators’ Training Programme from 2nd to 29th May 2018 inChennai. A total of 33 candidates from West Bengal, ...

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A Cyclone of Thoughts

  One fine winter morning, I received a call from our Neuro Trauma Unit. As I entered Dr.Zirpe told me about a 29-year-old young male who was brain dead following an intracerebral bleed. We counselled the relatives and explained about brain ...

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A Pathbreaker in Pune – Mrs. Arati Gokhale, Central Coordinator, ZTCC – Pune

  Mrs. Arati Gokhale’s pathbreaking efforts have put Pune on the map of deceased organ donation in India. As Central Coordinator, Zonal Transplant Coordination Center (ZTCC)-Pune, Arati has tackled many challenges successfully. She ...

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Advanced Transplant Coordinators’ Workshop - 'Let us Refocus' held in Chennai

  The Advanced Transplant Coordinators’ Workshop was held on the23rd and 24th of March 2018 in Chennai. The theme of the workshop‘Let us Refocus’ helped the participants of MOHAN Foundation fromDelhi, Mumbai, Nagpur, ...

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An 18-hour transplant results in three lives being transformed in Bengaluru

  Three patients got a fresh lease of life when doctors performed a triple transplant of heart, liver and kidney simultaneously on the night of 3rd June 2018. The doctors of Manipal Hospitals on Old Airport Road took nearly 18 hours to ...

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Evening Gala: MOHAN USA Fundraiser

  Dr. Anirban Bose then addressed the gathering, bringing to focus theimportance of the work of MOHAN Foundation. To highlight theFoundation’s journey and achievements, he called on Dr. Sunil Shroffto introduce the audience to MOHAN ...

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Heart flown from Jaipur to Delhi gives a new lease of life

  A heart transplant conducted within three hours of harvesting the heart from a donor in Jaipur helped a 56-year-old patient get a new lease of life in Delhi. “The patient is recovering well after the successful transplant,” ...

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MOHAN USA in association with the American Society of Transplantation (AST), pioneers the cause of improving Organ Donation Rates Amongst Minorities in the Country

  MOHAN USA, in association with American Society of Transplant (AST), organized a special event on the 2nd of June 2018 at Seattle, Washington. The educational event, titled, ‘Strategies to Increase Awareness and Organ Donation Rates ...

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Quality in Healthcare: Time to askthe right question?

  The health of the people of India andHealthcare in the country are on a positivetrajectory despite many challenges. Intensely debated, optimists quote private health care being on parwith global standards and cost amongst the lowest in ...

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Transplant Games 2018 organised by PGIMER, Chandigarh

  The Transplant Games 2018 were organised by the Department of Renal Transplant Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) and Organ Transplantation Trust. More than 500 transplant recipients and donor ...

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Workshop on Deceased Donation for ICU & Transplant Coordinators Workshop on Deceased Donation for ICU & Transplant Coordinators organised in Kathmandu, Nepal

For the first time in Nepal, a Workshop on Deceased Donation for ICU& Transplant Coordinators was organised by MOHAN Foundation and Nepal Transplantation Society (NTS) on 25th& 26th April 2018 at Hotel Radisson in Kathmandu. Over 75 ICU ...

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