Kalyan: Fortis Hospital hosts organ donation seminar in association with Central Railway

Following the 1st brain-death declaration and organ retrieval at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, last week, the medical team hosted a seminar on the importance of organ donation and the guidelines to determine brain-death for senior doctors of the Central Railway, Kalyan

Fortis Hospital hosts organ donation seminar in association with Central Railway

In addition, the medical team also provided Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR ) training to both doctors and employees, to tackle any medical casualty they may come across on duty.

The medical staff from Fortis Hospital organised an organ donation seminar for doctors and staff of the Central Railway. The Central Railway staff were also trained on how to perform CPR on a dummy at the seminar.

Fortis Hospital hosts organ donation seminar in association with Central Railway

While speaking at the seminar, Shinu Thomas, Counsellor and Transplant Coordinator, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, said, “As a responsible healthcare provider, and as Non-transplant organ retrieval centre we will continue to work and build awareness about the noble cause of organ donation. We would like to thank the Central Railways, Kalyan, for supporting us in bolstering this cause and look forward to taking this association further.”

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