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 transplantation bodies and local hospital partners successfully conducted one week Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programmes in Guntur, Pune and Bengaluru. The participants received completion certificates with a unique registration number from NOTTO. MOHAN Foundation faculty included Mrs. Lalitha Raghuram, Country Director, Dr. Sumana Navin, Course Director, Ms. Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director Delhi-NCR, Ms. Sujatha Suriyamoorthi Manager-Information Systems and Ms. Ann Alex, Programme Associate.
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
The training was conducted in collaboration with Jeevandan, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and Ramesh Hospitals from 14th to 18th November 2016 at Ramesh Hospitals, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. 35 candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala attended the training. This was the 41st training programme conducted by MOHAN Foundation and the seventh in partnership with NOTTO.
Prof. Dr. Vimal Bhandari, Director, NOTTO, Dr. T. Ravi Raju, Chairman, Appropriate Authority for Cadaver Transplantation, Jeevandan, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Dr. G. Krishna Murthy, Chief Transplant Coordinator, AACT Jeevandan, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and Dr. P. Ramesh Babu, Managing Director, Ramesh Hospitals were present at the inauguration.
The training was conducted in collaboration with Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre (ZTCC) – Pune from 16th to 20th January 2017 at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital (DMH), Pune, Maharashtra. There were 51 participants not only from different places in Maharashtra, but also Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. This was the 42nd training programme conducted by MOHAN Foundation and the eighth in partnership with NOTTO.
Dr. Vimal Bhandari, Director, NOTTO, Maj. Gen. Sandeep Biswas (Retd), Chairman ZTCC – Pune, Mrs. Arati Gokhale, Central Coordinator ZTCC – Pune were present at the inauguration.
At the valedictory function, Miss. Srushti, a student of IX Std. at St. Helena’s High School in Pune spoke about organ donation. Her mother Dr. Sushma Patil, an intensivist at Ruby Hall Clinic said that Srushti had picked the topic on her own for her Speaking Skills class in school. What she quoted, in a way, captured the essence of the training programme, “What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.”
The training was conducted in collaboration with Zonal Coordination Committee of Karnataka for Transplantation (ZCCK), and The Integrated Liver Care Foundation (ILC) from 13th to 17th February 2017 at Aster CMI Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka. 34 candidates from Karnataka, Kerala, Delhi-NCR, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu attended the training. This was the 43rd training programme conducted by MOHAN Foundation and the ninth in partnership with NOTTO.
Dr. Kishore Babu, Honorary Secretary, ZCCK, Dr. Nitish Shetty, CEO, Dr. Chandil Kumar, COO and Dr. Sonal Asthana, HPB and Multi organ Transplant Surgeon, Aster Integrated Liver Care (ILC) group, Aster CMI Hospital were present at the inauguration.
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