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

One Week Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme Held in Pune


One Week Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme Held in Pune

 

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.

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.

 


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- Shroff S, Navin S. One Week Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme Held in Pune. Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.18 Issue No.57. July 2019 - October 2019

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