To commemorate “World Organ Donation Day”
, MOHAN Foundation in collaboration with the Department of Nephrology, Madras Medical Mission is organizing a one day workshop - “Educating Nurses on Organ Donation”
for nursing students of various colleges from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday, 28th November 2013 at Madras Medical Mission, Chennai
. The workshop will be inaugurated by Dr. J. Radhakrishnan IAS, Secretary to Government, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu between 9.30 am and 10.00 am
. Close to 350 nursing students and staff nurses will be attending the workshop.
The workshop aims at imparting knowledge on Organ Donation among the nursing students. It will provide a forum to discuss their understanding on Organ Donation and about becoming Transplant Coordinators. The Transplantation of Human Organs (Amendment) Act 2011 makes it mandatory for every transplant centre to appoint a transplant coordinator.
The Main Objectives of the workshop are:
1. To impart knowledge on deceased Organ Donation and Grief Counselling
2. To introduce to the students the importance of a Transplant Coordinator and taking up Transplant Coordination as a professionAbout MOHAN Foundation
MOHAN Foundation (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) is a registered charitable trust that was established in the year 1997. The mission of the Foundation is to ensure that every Indian who is suffering from end-stage organ failure be provided with the gift of a “New lease of Quality Life”, through a lifesaving organ.
For more details, please contact MOHAN Foundation
(Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network),
Toshniwal Building, 3rd Floor, 267, Kilpauk Garden Road, Chennai - 600 010
Email: [email protected]
, Website: www.mohanfoundation.orgContact Person:
S. Kavitha - 9566119245 / 9551200143 / 044-26447000