Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.16 Issue No.51. July 2017 - October 2017

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FORT – Navjeevan-MFJCF Training on Transplant Coordination held in Jaipur

Navjeevan-MFJCF (MOHAN Foundation – Jaipur Citizen Forum) Team in partnership with FORT (Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplant) held a one-week Training on Transplant Coordination at the Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan from 18th ...

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Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme held in Chennai

  MOHAN Foundation with the support of Transplant Authority of Tamil Nadu (TRANSTAN) under the aegis of NOTTO successfully conducted a one-week Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme from 21st to 26th August 2017 at MOHAN ...

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“Life Never Ends…” - Awareness Programme on Organ Donation by HOPE in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

To mark Organ Donation Day, August 13, 2017 Sreelakshmi V, a grade 10 student of Our Own English High School, Sharjah, conducted online Poster Designing & Slogan writing competitions for school students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The ...

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10th Annual Transplant Coordinators’ Conference at Brilliant Convention Centre, Indore

The National Association of Transplant Coordinators and MOHAN Foundation, under the aegis of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT) held the 10 th Annual Transplant Coordinators’ Conference at Brilliant Convention Centre, ...

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14-month-old Boy’s Heart and Kidneys Save Two Lives

A 14-month-old donor from Surat became Gujarat’s youngest donor of heart and kidneys, donating it to two persons. The donor, who hailed from Mubarakpur village in Siwan district of Bihar, was declared brain dead after he suffered a ...

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2nd AORTA-MOHAN Foundation Training on Transplant Coordination in New Delhi

MOHAN Foundation in partnership with AORTA (Armed Forces Organ Retrieval and Transplantation Authority) under the aegis of Office of DGMS (Army) IHQ of MoD (Army) and NOTTO successfully completed the training programme on Transplant Coordination ...

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Are women in transplant leadership roles judged more harshly than their male colleagues?

Nithya Krishnan 1 , Deborah Biggerstaff 2 , Neil Raymond 1 , Monica Dolton 3 , Hillary Braun 4 , Sondra Livingston 5 , John Hattersley 1 , Josette Eris 6 , Nancy Ascher 4 , Robert Higgins 1 ...

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First Heart Transplant performed in Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

For the first time in south Tamil Nadu a heart transplant was performed in the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai on 18th October 2017. A 25-year-old person, who met with an accident, was declared brain dead at Velammal Medical College Hospital ...

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Hope for Kidney Failure Patients in Two Years with the World’s First Bionic Kidney

In a couple of years, failed kidneys can be replaced by bionic ones. Dr. Shuvo Roy from the University of California, San Francisco and Dr. William H. Fissel from Vanderbilt University Medical Center have invented the world’s first bionic ...

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Impact of Deceased Donation in Tamil Nadu – The Tide is Changing

The recent analysis of the figures from the transplant registry and its annual report shows an interesting trend in Tamil Nadu. Over the last five years there has been a four-fold increase in the deceased donors in India and it has risen from a ...

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Indian Transplant Recipients Participate in World Transplant Games 2017

The 21st edition of the Summer World Transplant Games (WTG) was held in Malaga, Spain from 25th June to 2nd July, 2017. It hosted transplant recipients from across the world. The World Transplant Games Federation hosted their first event in 1978 to ...

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Live Life…Give Life

Endings are not always bad, they are just a beginning in disguise… It was a chilly night of Jan 17, 2015, I was as usual engaged in my daily night duty routine in the renal transplant centre. Around 10:55 hrs I got a call from Col. PP ...

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MOHAN Foundation presents its work at the 14th Congress ISODP

The 14th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement (ISODP) was held in Geneva from 6th to 9th September 2017. Dr. Hemal Kanvinde represented MOHAN Foundation. There were pre-congress workshops on education, donor ...

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MOHAN Foundation wins the prestigious PoleStar Social Impact Awards 2017 for the category – Health

MOHAN Foundation was presented with the prestigious PoleStar Social Impact Awards 2017 for the category “Health” on 27th October 2017. The Social Impact Project recognised 4 categories – Education, Livelihood, Health, and ...

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NGO Connect Programme 2017 organized by MOHAN Foundation, Hyderabad

MOHAN Foundation Hyderabad organized a programme on September 10, 2017 at Hotel Quality Inn Residency, Hyderabad which brought NGOs from across the state together to celebrate the success on the occasion of its 15th anniversary. Representatives ...

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Prof. Nithya Krishnan – Breaking glass ceilings and taking off from glass cliffs!

Prof. Nithya Krishnan is Consultant Transplant Nephrologist, Lead Renal Transplant Services (Clinical & Research),University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, U.K and Visiting Professor, Faculty of Health and Life ...

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Scotland changes to ‘opt-out’ organ donor system following six-year Glasgow Evening Times campaign

Around the first week of July 2017, the Scottish government agreed to implement an opt-out system for organ donation following six years of campaigning from the Glasgow Evening Times. The paper launched the Opt for Life campaign in October 2011 ...

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