A training and sensitization session on organ donation and transplantation was held on February 15, 2021, at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office in Panchkula. The session was organised by ORGAN India and the District Administration, Panchkula, in association with ROTTO Chandigarh. Ms. Sunayana Singh, CEO, ORGAN India, conducted this session. Recently, ORGAN India signed an MoU with Deputy Commissioner, Shri Mukesh Ahuja, District Panchkula to carry out activities on organ donation and transplant in the district as a part of the CMGGA Program of the Haryana Government.
Representatives of public and private sector hospitals attended the event. Deputy Commissioner District Panchkula, Panchkula’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Jasjeet Kaur, Deputy Civil Surgeon, Dr Saroj Aggarwal, and Dr. Girdharilal Singhal, Nodal Officer, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Program, Haryana, attended the event.
The training was led by Dr. Vipin Koushal, Nodal Officer, ROTTO PGIMER Chandigarh, Dr. Ashish Sharma, Head Dept. of Renal Transplant Surgery, PGIMER, Dr. Navdeep Bansal, Transplant Coordinator, PGIMER, and Dr. Pranay Mahajan, Dept. of Hospital Administration, PGIMER Chandigarh.