On April 1, 2022, MOHAN Foundation in association with Network and Alliance of Transplant Coordinators (NATCO) organized an Advanced Transplant Coordinators Workshop titled “Stronger Together” at Four Point Sheraton Hotel in New Delhi. The Workshop was supported by SBI Foundation & SBI Cards, Milaap and Transplants Help the Poor Foundation.
The workshop was attended by the senior transplant coordinators working in public and private hospitals. Faculty included Ms Arati Gokhale, President-NATCO, Dr. Sandeep Attawar, Chair & Director of Thoracic Organ Transplants & Assist Devices-KIMS Institute for Heart & Lung Transplantation, Hyderabad, Ms Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director-MOHAN Foundation, NCR, Ms Mayuri Barge, Manager-Organ Transplant-Dr. D Y Patil Hospital & Research Institute, Pune, Dr Katy Najafizadeh, CEO- Iranian Society of Organ Donation, Dr. Ali Al Obaidli, Head-UAE Organ Donation & Transplant Committee, Dr. Ravi Wankhede, Director & Centre Head, MOHAN Foundation, Nagpur, Dr. Shruti Tapiawala, Founder-Narmada Kidney Foundation & Consultant Nephrologist-Global Hospital, Mumbai, Ms Sunayana Singh, CEO- ORGAN India, Mr Karhun Nanda, Transplant Athlete, New Delhi, Mr P W C Davidar, ex-IAS, Tamil Nadu State Government, Ms. Lalitha Raghuram, Country Director-MOHAN Foundation, Dr. Sanjay Kolte, Secretary, ZTCC Nagpur, Dr. Sholay Meitei, Prof of Urology- JNIMS Imphal, Manipur, Dr. Sukhbir Brar, Nodal Officer-SOTTO, Rohtak, Haryana, Dr. Suresh Goyal, Assistant Professor, Urology-AIIMS, Bathinda, Dr. Sanjay Dixit, Dean-MGM Medical College, Indore & Appropriate Authority SOTTO MP, Dr. Sanjeev Gupta, Medical Director, Medanta-The Medicity, Gurugram, Ms. Jaya Jairam, Project Director-MOHAN Foundation, Mumbai, Dr. Reshma Tewari, Chief Critical Care- Artemis Hospitals, Gurugram, Dr. Gurvinder Kaur, Medical Superintendent- Fortis Healthcare, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi, Dr. (Lt Col) Aditya Pradhan, Senior Consultant Urology & Renal Transplant-BLK Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi, Dr. Avnish Seth, Director, Manipal Organ Sharing and Transplant (MOST), Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New Delhi & Dr. Archana Kumari, Consultant Coordination, NOTTO.
The following topics were deliberated and discussed by the eminent faculties and delegates:
As part of the workshop, panel discussions on “Initiating a Program in Emerging regions Challenges in Implementation” and Independent Donor Advocacy, maintaining standards and overall impact on Transplantation Program” were also conducted.
At the end of the day, Ms. Arati Gokhale, President, NATCO and Ms. Lalitha Raghuram, Country Director, MOHAN Foundation presented certificates to all who completed the training programme successfully.
Close to 58 participants attended the workshop.