5th FORT-MOHAN Foundation Training on Transplant Coordination organised under the aegis of NOTTO, Gurugram
MOHAN Foundation in partnership with FORT (Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplant) under the aegis of NOTTO (National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization) successfully completed the ‘Training on Transplant Coordination’ from 3rd to 7th April 2018. It was held at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram. This was the fifth consecutive year thetraining was held in partnership with FORT under the guidance of Dr.Avnish Seth (Director, FORT), and the 19th one-week training in partnership with NOTTO. The training was supported by Tata Trusts.
A total of 41 delegates of varied profiles – transplant coordinators, doctors, nurses, medical social workers, senior managers, medical superintendent and counsellors from 14states of India (Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka,Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Delhi, Kerala, Haryana, Bihar,Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradeshand West Bengal) attended the training.
A panel discussion was held on the last day where the queries ofthe participants were addressed. The panellists were Dr. Vimal Bhandari (Director NOTTO), Ms. Dhaarna Yadav (ACP,Gurugram), Dr. Anil Agarwal (Chairman, Delhi OrganTransplant Cell), Dr. Sandeep Dewan (Director & HOD, CriticalCare Medicine, FMRI), and Dr. Sumana Navin (CourseDirector, MOHAN Foundation). There were discussions on medico-legal cases, brainstem death certification and time of death, queries related to disconnection of ventilator after the apnoea test and the grey areas where the Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act still needs to give a clear-cut clarification.
Certificates were distributed by Dr. Vimal Bhandari, Director,NOTTO and Ms. Dhaarna Yadav, ACP Gurugram to all the delegates who had successfully completed the 5 days training programme.
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