Symposium on Brain Death & Organ Transplantation, Jaipur

Updated on Monday, December 15, 2014
  • Brain Death & Organ Donation & Transplant Symposium

    Jointly conducted by

    Government of Rajasthan and MFJCF



    Venue: Library Seminar Hall SMS Medical College


    Date: Saturday, December 06, 2014








    Inauguration and Welcome Address

    Rajeev Arora

    Vice President - Rajasthan Sate Congress Committee

    Trustee – Jaipur Citizen Forum

    Overview of deceased organ donation in India

    Dr Sunil Shroff

    Managing Trustee, MOHAN Foundation

    Professor,  Dept of Urology & Renal Transplantation, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai


    Legal aspects in Organ donation

    Dr. Muneet Sahi

    Senior Transplant Coordinator

    MOHAN Foundation



    Identification &Certification of Brain death

    Film on ABG Analysis ( 10 minutes)

    Film on Brain Death ( 5 minutes)



    Dr. Sandeep Vaishya

    Director, Neurosurgery

    Fortis Memorial Research Institute




    Maintenance of a brain dead donor


    Dr. Vijayanad Palani

    Intensive Care Specialist

    G Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial(GKNM) Hospital, Coimbatore



    Approaching donor families for Organ donation


    Short presentation by Pallavi Kumar followed by films on “ Best Practices in Approaching Donor families”



    Medico-legal cases- How to handle them?


    Ms. Pallavi Kumar

    Executive Director (Delhi-NCR) MOHAN Foundation


    Panel Discussion:  How to take deceased organ donation forward in Rajasthan



    Moderated by Dr Chris Barry & Dr Manish Sharma, Dr. Sandeep Vaishya, Dr. Vijay , Dr. Bhojwani

    Sharing of Case Studies

    Dr Palani/ Dr Muneet/ Pallavi




    More than 15 hospitals attended the workshop and there were close to 100 participants. Exciting and enriching discussion followed each of the sessions.


    The panel discussion took up various issues such as clarity on the role of MFJCF, realistic time frame for kidney and liver transplant to take off in the state, need for GOs (government orders) to streamline the processes, sharing etc.

    Source-Ms. Pallavi Kumar
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