Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.18 Issue No.57. July 2019 - October 2019

7th FORT-MOHAN Foundation Training on Transplant Coordination held at FMRI, Gurugram


7th FORT-MOHAN Foundation Training on Transplant Coordination held at FMRI, Gurugram

 

7th FORT-MOHAN Foundation Training on Transplant Coordination held at FMRI, Gurugram
MOHAN Foundation in partnership with FORT (Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplant) successfully completed the 7th FORT-MOHAN Foundation
training on Transplant Coordination from July 29 to August 2, 2019. The training was held at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI),
Gurugram. A total of 61 delegates of varied profiles - transplant coordinators, doctors, nurses, medical social workers, senior managers,
medical superintendent and counsellors from 8 states namely, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Delhi, Kerala, Punjab, Andhra
Pradesh of India and a few from Nepal, attended the training.
A panel discussion and open house was held on the last day where the queries of the participants were addressed. The panelists were
Dr. Vasanthi Ramesh (Director, NOTTO), Dr. Sunil Shroff (Managing Trustee, MOHAN Foundation) and Dr. Sumana Navin (Course Director,
MOHAN Foundation). The panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Avnish Seth (Director, FORT) and Ms. Pallavi Kumar (Executive Director NCR,
MOHAN Foundation). Certificates were distributed by Dr. Sunil Shroff & Dr. Avnish Seth to all the delegates who had successfully completed the
training programme.
MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with Zonal Transplant
Coordination Centre (ZTCC), Pune conducted a one-week Transplant
Coordinators’ Training Programme from 19th to 23rd August 2019 at
ISCCM Pune Office, Maharashtra. There were 30 participants not
only from different places in Maharashtra, but also Tamil Nadu,
Karnataka, Goa, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh. This was the 65th
training programme conducted by MOHAN Foundation.
Dr. Astrid Lobo Gajiwala, Director, ROTTO-SOTTO, Mumbai was the
Chief Guest at the inaugural function. Also present were members of
the Managing Committee of ZTCC, Pune - Dr. F. F. Wadia, Chairman,
Dr. A. G. Huprikar, Vice-Chairman, Dr. Atul Mulay, Secretary and
Mrs. Arati Gokhale, Central Coordinator, ZTCC, Pune. Dr. Gajiwala
spoke about the exemplary work being done in Maharashtra by all the
ZTCCs and encouraged the participants to be committed to the
cause, and look upon their work as transplant coordinators not as a
career, but a vocation. MOHAN Foundation was represented at the
training by Mrs. Lalitha Raghuram, Country Director, Dr. Sumana
Navin, Course Director, Ms. Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director NCR.
At the training, there was an intense experience-sharing session by 21-
year-old Shreya Siddanagowder, Asia’s first bilateral above elbow
hand transplant recipient. The participants were inspired by Shreya’s
grit and determination and were full of admiration for Shreya’s
parents. Shreya’s mother Suma was present as well. Dr. Shailesh
Puntambekar from Galaxy Care Multi-Speciality Hospital elaborated
on the unique transplant that he and his team performed – the first
uterus transplant in India on 18th May 2017. It was successful with the
birth of a baby girl, Radha, on 18th May 2018 in Pune. She was the first
baby to be born after a uterus transplant in the Asia-Pacific region and
the 12th such baby to be born in the world
Dr. Atul Mulay, Secretary, ZTCC, Pune and Dr. Avnish Seth, Director,
FORT congratulated the participants and presented the completion
certificates to them at the valedictory function.
One Week Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme Held in Visakhapatnam
MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with Jeevandan, Andhra
Pradesh conducted a one-week Transplant Coordinators’ Training
Programme from 14th to 18th October 2019 at Visakha Institute of
Medical Sciences, Visakhapatnam. There were 40 participants not
only from different places in Andhra Pradesh, but also Tamil Nadu,
Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Assam, and West Bengal. This was the 66th
training programme conducted by MOHAN Foundation.
Dr. K. Satyavara Prasad, Chief Transplant Coordinator & Member
Convener, Jeevandan, Andhra Pradesh was the Chief Guest at the
inaugural function. MOHAN Foundation was represented at the
training by Mrs. Lalitha Raghuram, Country Director, Dr. Sumana
Navin, Course Director, Ms. Sujatha Suriyamoorthi, Manager –
Information Systems & Programme Manager, Dr. Bhanu Chandra,
Manager - Operations and Ms. Ann Alex, Programme Associate.
Ms. Indira from Pinnacle Hospital was a part of the organising team.
At the valedictory function, Dr. G. V. Reddy from Pinnacle Hospital
presented the completion certificates to the participants.
Note: The training programmes are supported by the Tata Trusts.

 

MOHAN Foundation in partnership with FORT (Fortis Organ Retrieval & Transplant) successfully completed the 7th FORT-MOHAN Foundation training on Transplant Coordination from July 29 to August 2, 2019. The training was held at Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI), Gurugram. A total of 61 delegates of varied profiles - transplant coordinators, doctors, nurses, medical social workers, senior managers, medical superintendent and counsellors from 8 states namely, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Delhi, Kerala, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh of India and a few from Nepal, attended the training.

A panel discussion and open house was held on the last day where the queries of the participants were addressed. The panelists were Dr. Vasanthi Ramesh (Director, NOTTO), Dr. Sunil Shroff (Managing Trustee, MOHAN Foundation) and Dr. Sumana Navin (Course Director, MOHAN Foundation). The panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Avnish Seth (Director, FORT) and Ms. Pallavi Kumar (Executive Director NCR, MOHAN Foundation). Certificates were distributed by Dr. Sunil Shroff & Dr. Avnish Seth to all the delegates who had successfully completed the training programme.

 


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