MOHAN USA sponsored the Gift of Life Institute’s (GOLI) Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation from Oct 28, 2018 to Nov 7, 2018 for executives in organ donation organizations from India.
Ms Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director, MOHAN Foundation India and Ms Arati Gokhale, Convenor ZTCC (Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee) Pune completed the Gift of Life Institute’s (GOLI) Mini Fellowship in Organ Donation from October 15 to 26, 2018. One of the objectives of the agreement was facilitating the enhancement of the deceased donation and transplantation programme in India through education and training of donation and transplantation professionals in the country.
Gift of Life Donor Program manages every facet of the donation process, coordinates the recovery of organs and tissues, and allocates the organs to suitable recipients as per UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing) allocation policies. All these aspects were covered by the experts during several didactic sessions.
The participants also attended a Workshop on Family Empowerment through Effective Advocacy: Averting and Overcoming Obstacles to Donation and a a Donation Champion Learning Session titled ‘Supporting Families and Sharing Best Practices’.
Pallavi and Arati also had an opportunity to attend “Life and Legacy” – an event held to honor Organ, Tissue and Cornea Donors and their families for their generous gifts. The event was held at Blackwood, New Jersey on October 21, 2018.