Indian Transplant Newsletter. Vol.22 Issue No.68, March 2023 - June 2023
Workshop on “Strengthening Organ Donation & Transplant Processes in Manipur” with Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Imphal
Indian Transplant Newsletter.
Vol.22 Issue No.68
March 2023 - June 2023
Print ISSN 0972 - 1568
On April 01, 2023, MOHAN Foundation in association with Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) conducted a workshop on “Strengthening Organ Donation & Transplant Processes in Manipur” which was attended by about 140 participants.
The objectives of the workshop were to give participants the necessary knowledge and skills to address the various aspects of brain-stem death certification, maintenance and deceased organ donation, and to provide a roadmap for hospitals planning to start deceased organ donation and transplantation program.
Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh (Hon'ble Health Minister, Govt. of Manipur) was the Chief Guest at the program who affirmed that he would walk the extra mile and extend all possible help, within the ambit of the law, to make kidney transplantation successful in the state of Manipur.
Prof. L. Deben Singh (Director, JNIMS) in his presidential address stated that living donor renal transplants in a government-run hospital like JNIMS is a boon to society.
The faculty for the workshop included Dr. Sunil Shroff (Managing Trustee, MOHAN Foundation), Ms. Pallavi Kumar (Executive Director – Delhi NCR, MOHAN Foundation) & Prof. Deepak Gupta (Professor – Dept. of Neurosurgery, AIIMS, New Delhi). The workshop also included panel discussions on 'Caveats in Brain Death Identification and Certification in a Hospital' and 'Corneal Donation and Transplantation in Manipur'.
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