Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare organizes National Webinar on National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation as part of Angdaan Mahotsav and during the Organ Donation month of July


Six engaging sessions focusing on Prevention of Kidney Diseases, Brain Stem Death Declaration, Deceased Donor Management, Prevention of Liver Diseases, Legal Aspects of Organ and Tissue Donation, Eye Donation and Corneal Transplant held as part of the Webinar

Dr. Atul Goel, Director General of Health Services chaired National Webinar on National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation

Posted On: 23 JUL 2023 11:41AM by PIB Delhi

The National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), in association with the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, demonstrated its unwavering commitment to promoting organ and tissue donation during the Angdaan Mahotsav campaign by organizing a National Webinar on Organ and Tissue Donation. The webinar, held on 22nd July 2023, marked a significant milestone during the Organ Donation month of July, garnering tremendous response from participants across the country.

 

The event, chaired by Dr. Atul Goel, Director General of Health Services, served as an enlightening platform for medical professionals, students, and other stakeholders to gather valuable insights and knowledge from esteemed experts in the field of organ transplantation.

The webinar featured six engaging sessions, each covering critical aspects of organ and tissue donation, fostering awareness and understanding among attendees. The sessions focused on Prevention of Kidney Diseases, Brain Stem Death Declaration, Deceased Donor Management, Prevention of Liver Diseases, Legal Aspects of Organ and Tissue Donation, and Eye Donation and Corneal Transplant. 

 

The session saw the participation of Dr. Sanjay Agarwal, Professor and Head of the Department of Nephrology in AIIMS, Dr. Sandeep Vaishya, Executive Director - Neurosurgery, Fortis Hospital,Dr. Rahul Pandit, Consultant - Intensivist, Fortis Hospital, Prevention of Liver Diseases: Dr. Akash Shukla, Professor and Head of Gastroenterology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Dr. Anil Kumar, Director, NOTTO, Dr. Radhika Tandon, Professor of Ophthalmology, AIIMS. The National Webinar on Organ and Tissue Donation also witnessed enthusiastic participation from medical and paramedical professionals, students, and stakeholders from various ROTTOs/SOTTOs, hospitals, and medical institutions across the nation who joined virtually.

The recorded webinar is now available for viewing on the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s official YouTube channel at the following link: https://youtube.com/live/OB7l14IM5ts?feature=share

 

 

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