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Posted by : Admin|Date : 13 Aug, 2023|Location : Karamsad
Every year, thousands of lives are lost due to organ failure. Organ donation is the noblest way to live beyond one's death and give others a new lease of life.
When alive, a person can save at least one life by donating his organs, whereas a brain-dead patient can give a gift of life to at least three to eight people.
Dr Shivani Bhatt Charitable Foundation (SBCF) in association with Bhaikaka University has launched an organ donation drive named SHODH(Shivani Human Organ Donation Help) on 13th August 2023 on the world organ donation day.
This project will be launched in three phases. In the first phase, SBCF will create awareness in the community for Organ Donation. Phase two will be the implementation of Organ retrieval facility at Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad. Phase three will be developed an Organ Transplantation Centre at Shree Krishna Hospital, Karamsad.
Shri Bhikhubhai Patel Chairman, Charutar Vidya Mandal graced the occasion as Chief Guest., Dr. Rakesh Joshi. Medical Superintendent, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Shri Ketan Patel, - Honorary Secretary, Charotar Education Society were the Guests of Honour.
The event was presided over by Shri Jagrut Bhatt, Honorary Secretary, Charotar Arogya Mandal, Dr Hemant Bhatt, President, Dr Shivani Bhatt Charitable Foundation, Dr Shailesh Shah Honorary secretary, Dr Shivani Bhatt Charitable Foundation, Dr. Utpala Kharod, Provost, Bhaikaka University.
Other dignitaries present on this occasion were Dr Himanshu Pandya, Dean Pramukhswami Medical College, Dr. Jitesh Desai, Medical Superintendent, Shree Krishna Hospital, Dr. Samir Patel, Head Critical Care department, Shri Amit Patel, Board member, guests and students.
Organ donors Shri Ketanbhai Patel ( husband of Late Bijalben ) and 75-year-old Bhaktiben Patel who pledged to donate their organs to give someone a second chance at life were felicitated.