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

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. The theme of this year’s conference was “Outcome Driven.” In her Presidential Address, Dr Nancy Ascher spoke about the role of women in the field of transplantation.

 

TTS is a non-profit NGO providing global leadership in transplantation. Its core mission includes the development of the science and clinical practice, scientific communication, continuing education and guidance on ethical practices.

 

The congress consisting of post graduate courses, pre-congress workshops, oral sessions plenaries, poster presentations and campfire sessions saw the representation of close to 3,000 transplant professionals from around the world. Lectures covered an array of topics, including the latest developments in transplantation science, clinical practices and improving patient outcomes. The first new edition of the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and

Transplant Tourism was also presented (a write-up is available on pages 4 – 6). MOHAN Foundation is one of the Endorsing Organisations of the Declaration of Istanbul.

 

Ms Pallavi Kumar made an oral presentation on, “Experiences & Challenges in an NGO run Helpline” under the ‘Innovation in Transplant Education’ section. She also presented a poster on, “Impact of training volunteers for creating awareness on organ donation” showcasing the Foundation’s Angels of Change initiative.

 

Dr Sunil Shroff made two presentations under the campfire session titled, “Ethical Challenges in Donation and Transplantation’-

  • Ethical Dilemmas in Deceased Organ Donation and Allocation – an emerging challenge in India.
  • Unique Challenges in the Deceased Donation Program in India.

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. The theme of this year’s conference was “Outcome Driven.” In her Presidential Address, Dr Nancy Ascher spoke about the role of women in the field of transplantation.

 

TTS is a non-profit NGO providing global leadership in transplantation. Its core mission includes the development of the science and clinical practice, scientific communication, continuing education and guidance on ethical practices.

 

The congress consisting of post graduate courses, pre-congress workshops, oral sessions plenaries, poster presentations and campfire sessions saw the representation of close to 3,000 transplant professionals from around the world. Lectures covered an array of topics, including the latest developments in transplantation science, clinical practices and improving patient outcomes. The first new edition of the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and

Transplant Tourism was also presented (a write-up is available on pages 4 – 6). MOHAN Foundation is one of the Endorsing Organisations of the Declaration of Istanbul.

 

Ms Pallavi Kumar made an oral presentation on, “Experiences & Challenges in an NGO run Helpline” under the ‘Innovation in Transplant Education’ section. She also presented a poster on, “Impact of training volunteers for creating awareness on organ donation” showcasing the Foundation’s Angels of Change initiative.

 

Dr Sunil Shroff made two presentations under the campfire session titled, “Ethical Challenges in Donation and Transplantation’-

  • Ethical Dilemmas in Deceased Organ Donation and Allocation – an emerging challenge in India.
  • Unique Challenges in the Deceased Donation Program in India.


How to cite this article:
- Shroff S, Navin S. MOHAN Foundation representation at TTS 2018 in Madrid. Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.17 Issue No.54. July 2018-October 2018

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