Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.17 Issuse No.54.July 2018 - October 2018

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3rd AORTA-MOHAN Foundation training on TRANSPLANT COORDINATION under the aegis of NOTTO supported by Ofce of DGMS (Army) IHQ of MoD (Army)

  MOHAN Foundation in partnership with AORTA (Army Organ Retrieval & Transplant Authority) under the aegis of NOTTO (National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation) supported by Office of DGMS (Army) IHQ of MoD (Army) ...

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4th National Convention & Scientific Seminar on Organ Transplantation held in Dhaka, Bangladesh

  The 4th National Convention & Scientific Seminar on Organ Transplantation was held from 16th to 18th September 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The meeting was organised by the Society of Organ Transplantation (SOT), Bangladesh in ...

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A liver transplant 27 hours after retrieval - thanks to OrganOx Metra machine

   In what is perhaps the first of its kind, a cadaver liver travelled by road from Chennai to Coimbatore and was transplanted almost 27 hours after it was harvested. On Sunday 28th October 2018 when a 56-year-old trauma ...

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Dr. Avnish Seth - Leading from the front

       Dr. Avnish Seth, MD, DM is Director, Gastroenterology & Hepatobiliary Sciences and Director, Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplant (FORT) at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI), Gurugram. The quintessential ...

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IPS Officer dedicates his marathon record to MOHAN Foundation in presence of the Tamil Nadu Governor

  During the Dream Runners Marathon in Chennai on July 22, 2018, Dr. K. Jayanth Murali IPS, Director Vigilance and Anti-corruption, Tamil Nadu, who has been supporting MOHAN Foundation came forward to run the half marathon to create ...

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IPS Officer dedicates his marathon record to MOHAN Foundation in presence of the Tamil Nadu Governor

  During the Dream Runners Marathon in Chennai on July 22, 2018, Dr. K. Jayanth Murali IPS, Director Vigilance and Anti-corruption, Tamil Nadu, who has been supporting MOHAN Foundation came forward to run the half marathon to create ...

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Jaipur Monuments lit with green light to support the cause of organ donation

   On the occasion of world organ donation day 13th August 2018, important archaeological buildings of Jaipur such as Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall, Amber Fort, and Statue Circle were illuminated in green at night. The Department of Tourism and ...

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MOHAN Foundation participates in the 2nd Year of Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation at Gift of Life Institute, Philadelphia, USA

Ms Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director (MF) and Ms Arati Gokhale, Convenor, ZTCC (Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee), Pune underwent Gift of Life Institute’s (GOLI) Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation from October 15-26, 2018 in USA. This ...

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MOHAN Foundation participates in the 2nd Year of Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation at Gift of Life Institute, Philadelphia, USA

  Ms Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director (MF) and Ms Arati Gokhale,Convenor, ZTCC (Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee), Pune underwent Gift of Life Institute’s (GOLI) Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation from October 15-26, 2018 in ...

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MOHAN Foundation representation at TTS 2018 in Madrid

Dr Sunil Shroff (Managing Trustee) and Ms Pallavi Kumar (Executive Director NCR) represented MOHAN Foundation at the TTS 2018 – 27th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS) at Madrid, Spain from June 30 - July 05, 2018. ...

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MOHAN Foundation’s project “Gift Hope, Gift Life”, supported by SBI Foundation wins Gold at the SKOCH CSR Awards

  Ms Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director (MF) and Ms Arati Gokhale,Convenor, ZTCC (Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee), Pune underwent Gift of Life Institute’s (GOLI) Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation from October 15-26, 2018 in ...

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One Week Transplant Coordinators' Training Programme held in Ahmedabad

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One Week Transplant Coordinators’Training Programme held in Madurai

  For the first time in Madurai a one-week Transplant Coordinators’Training Programme was conducted from 8th to 12th October 2018 by MOHAN Foundation. This training was conducted under the aegisof National Organ & Tissue ...

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The DECLARATION of Istanbul on ORGAN TRAFFICKING and TRANSPLANT TOURISM

   On July 1, 2018 at the 27th International Congress of TTS (The Transplantation Society) in Madrid (Spain), the first new edition of the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism was presented. This marked ...

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The Importance of Being Truthful

Mr. Ashok Bhogle, a 48-year-old male patient was admitted at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai, on 10th September 2018 with Intracranial Bleed.   On 10th September 2018, the ICU Head at Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai informed me (since I am ...

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Woman delivers baby after getting uterine transplant from mother in Pune

    In Pune, a baby was born from the same uterus which carried her mother. On 18th May 2017, the baby's mother, Meenakshi Walan, got a uterus transplant from her mother as her uterus was damaged and couldn't conceive a baby. 17 months ...

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You Can ‘Pledge to be an Organ Donor’ using the Driving License in India

  Organ transplants cannot occur without the generosity of organ donors be it living or deceased donors. One can elect to be a donor after death by either carrying an organ donor card and keeping the near relatives informed or pledge ...

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