On October 15, 2020, MOHAN Foundation organized a Synchrony Dialogues webinar titled, “Organ Donation - How can you help us?” as part of following up and addressing inquiries of a huge number of audiences after the founder of MOHAN Foundation, Dr. Sunil Shroff as Karamveer in the KBC episode broadcasted on Sony Entertainment television. This webinar was held specially to address the queries of the interested pupils who are willing to join the Foundation in supporting organ donation.
Mr. Siva Shankar, Marketing Coordinator, MOHAN Foundation, Chennai, who was one of the speakers also moderated the session by introducing the other speakers - Dr. Sumana Navin, Course Director, MOHAN Foundation, Chennai and Dr. Hemal Kanvinde, Quality Assurance Officer, MOHAN Foundation, Chennai. The session began with playing a video clip about the scope of Transplant Coordination, the genesis of Transplant Coordinators’ course by MOHAN Foundation and the increased number of organ donation consents in the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai, by the efforts of MOHAN Foundation trained Transplant Coordinators.
Afterwards, Mr. Siva Shankar gave an overview to the audience about the e-learning courses on Transplant Coordination including the One-day Online course: Gift of Life (currently running), the One-month e-learning course: Transplant Coordinators’ Professional Certificate (starts on November 2) and the Post Graduate Diploma in Transplant Coordination and Grief Counselling (one-year course).
Dr. Sumana also spoke about the "Transplant Coordinators’ Training Programme '' saying that it’s the first structured course in South Asia and that the candidates from across the world have benefited from this e-learning programme. She added that the training on Transplant Coordination offered by the MOHAN Foundation has greatly contributed to the deceased donation activities in different parts of the country.
Dr. Hemal then addressed the question, “How can one join us to support organ donation?" She said:
As she closed her talk, she informed the audience about the toll-free organ donation helpline number. Mr. Siva Shankar at that point wrapped up the meeting by repeating the maxim Dr. Sunil Shroff had referenced in the KBC Karamveer episode, "Death isn't an end, it's the beginning of a new life."
During the meeting, a few questions were raised by the audience, such as - :
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