Wockhardt Hospital, Mira road a leading multi specially Hospital in Mumbai western suburbs in association with IMA Bhayander Medical Association, Association consultants & Mira Road Medical Practitioners and Lions Club of Bhayander conducted Organ Donation Workshop on Sunday 18th September in their premises. More than 200 doctors, medical consultants, NGO’s workers and patients have participated in this workshop. The Workshop began with inauguration & Introduction of Organ Donation by Dr. Rajeev Agarwal , President of IMA Mira Bhayander. Dr. Rajeev Agarwal moderated the Panel discussion about “Organ Donation Drive” where Muzaffar Hussain, Ex MLC, Lion Shri Prashant Patil, Dr. Prakash Jadhav-Chief Health officer MBMC, Geeta Jain, Mayor -Mira Bhayandar municipal corporation, consultant gastroenterology Dr. Mrudul Dharod and Transplant coordinator Dr. Rekha Barot has given their valuable inputs related organ donation challenges in society. On this occasion, Ravi Hirwani Centre head Wockhardt Hospital Mira Road said “Our motto of conducting this Workshop was to create awareness to Join Hands for Organ Donation. People should know what the importance of organ donation is. By donating you can save someone’s life. We like to thank the entire doctor’s who decided to donate their organ and spread awareness among common people.”
To make the session interactive several case studies and documentary films were shown and discussed. Total 150 doctors took oath for donating their organs during this workshop. Dr. Anil Suchak, Chairperson -organ donation subcommittee, IMA Maharashtra and Dr. Umesh Khanaa , Nephrologists has explained current scenario of organ donation situation in India. Dr. Prag Rindani – centre Head Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai central has given lecture on challenges faced by Hospital, NGO’s, Police and relatives in organ donation. Many times “Healthy Talk” with relatives by Hospital authorities leads organ donation in Trauma and brain dead cases, explained by Dr. Parag Rindhani.
This workshop was organized by a committee which was lead by Chairperson Dr. Rajeev Agarwal & Dr. Rakhi Agarwal. Other members are co chairperson Dr. Vipin checker, Dr. Vivek Dwivedi, Dr. Anuj Garg,Dr. Ashok Shulka , Dr. M. R Agarwal , Dr. Niranjan Agarwal, Dr. Bharat Kanase, and Ravi Hirwani from Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road.