Recent Events

  • May 2023: 02.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Science:

  • The Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Science, in collaboration with Apollo BGS Mysore, organized an organ donation awareness program. The event saw the active participation of Ms. Shobha, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka. Dr. Ramakrishna M N, a Consultant Intensivist at Apollo BGS Hospital Mysore, delivered a comprehensive talk on the critical care aspects of organ donation. Dr. Yashvanth Kumar V, a Consultant Hepato Biliary & Liver Transplant Surgeon, enlightened the audience about the concept of "Recycle Yourself" and the importance of organ donation. Ms. Sudha, an Assistant Manager of Dialysis at Apollo BGS Hospital Mysore, shared her valuable insights into the rules and regulations governing cadaver donations. The event witnessed an impressive turnout, with over 100 medical students actively participating in the program.
  • May 2023 : 08.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Wenlock Hospital:

  • The Indian Red Cross Society organized an organ donation awareness program specifically for the students of Yenepoya Ayurvedic College. The program took place at the RAPCC hall in Wenlock Hospital. Ms. Padma, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, was present to provide valuable information about the role of Jeevasarthakathe in organ donation, emphasizing the importance of organ donation, and explaining the pledging system. Another transplant coordinator, Ms. Laveena, also from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, shared detailed insights into the process of organ donation. The program received enthusiastic participation from 20 students, some of whom even pledged to become organ donors.
  • May 2023: 09.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Alvas College Modabidri:

  • Alvas College in Moodbidri organized an Organ Donation Awareness program for BBA students at Alvas Kuvempu Hall. Lal Goel, Chairman of the Organ Donation Foundation India, highlighted the importance of organ donation. Ms. Padma, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, shared information on organ donation and the pledging system. Dr. Kurian, the college's Principal, encouraged students to pledge for organ donation and shared his own donor card. Over 200 students and staff members participated, with many pledging for organ donation.
  • May 2023: 11.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at District Hospital Dharwad:

  • NRC Hospital District Hospital Dharwad organized an organ donation awareness program exclusively for nursing students. Mr. Manoj Nayak, a Jeevasarthakathe Transplant Coordinator from the Hubbali zone, actively participated in the program. He delivered a session on organ donation, providing valuable information, and distributed IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) materials to the attendees. The program saw the attendance of 15 individuals who were keen to learn about organ donation and its significance.
  • May 2023: 16.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Redcross Library:

  • The Indian Red Cross Society organized an organ donation awareness program specifically for the Yenepoya Paramedical Students. The program took place at the Red Cross Library, located in Wenlock Hospital. Ms. Padma, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, shared valuable information regarding the role of Jeevasarthakathe in organ donation, emphasized the importance of organ donation, and explained the pledging system. Another transplant coordinator, Ms. Laveena, also from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, provided detailed insights into the process of organ donation. The event witnessed the participation of 15 students, some of whom pledged to become organ donors.
  • May 2023: 18.05.2023: Brain Death Declaration Committee Meeting:

  • On May 18, 2023, the Wenlock District Hospital's Brain Death Declaration Committee meeting was convened by the District Medical Officer. The meeting was attended by various medical professionals, including RMO Dr. Sudhakar, Brain Death Committee Doctor Dr. Vijay Kumar, General physician, Dr. Jecintha, Anaesthesiologist, Medical officer Dr. Julian Saldana, Surgeons Dr. Raviprakash, Dr. Rajesh, Dr. Renita Anaesthesiologist. The meeting focused on counseling families of brain death declared cases for organ donation at Wenlock Hospital, understanding legal formalities, procedures to declare brain death, and other related topics. Ms. Padma and Ms. Laveena, transplant coordinators from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore Zone, shared their experiences in the organ donation process. Dr. Vijay Kumar, the General physician, delivered a presentation on brain death declaration, followed by discussions on maintaining donors in the ICU. The committee agreed to consider eligible brain death cases in the future with the consent of the families
  • May 2023: 19.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Mandya:

  • Apollo BGS Hospital Mysore, in collaboration with Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, organized an organ donation program at Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences in Mandya. Ms. Lijamol Joseph, the chief transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, was invited as the guest speaker to shed light on the principles and protocols of organ donation in Karnataka. The program featured esteemed speakers including Dr. Rajkumar P. Wadhwa, Chief Gastroenterologist & Head of the Institute Of Gastroenterology at Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, Dr. Yashavanth Kumar V., Consultant Hepato Biliary & Liver Transplant Surgeon at Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, and Dr. Ramakrishna M. N., Consultant Intensivist at Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru. The topics covered during the program included the management principles of acute liver failure, organ retrieval and liver transplant, critical care aspects of organ donor management, and the principles and protocols of organ donation in Karnataka. The program was presided over by Dr. B. J. Mahendra, Dean & Director of MIMS, Mandya, and Dr. Thammanna, Principal of MIMS.
  • May 2023: 22.05.2023: Community Camp for Alvas College Social Work Students at Someshwara Ullala:

  • An organ donation awareness program took place in the waiting area of the ICU and OT at District Hospital Dharwad. Mr. Manoj Nayak, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka in the Hubbali zone, actively participated in the program. He engaged in discussions about organ donation and distributed informative IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) materials. The program received attendance from 20 individuals who were eager to learn about organ donation and its significance.
  • May 2023: 23.05.2023: Organ Donation awareness program at District Hospital Dharwad:

  • An organ donation awareness program was held for newly appointed Community Health Officers at Wenlock Hospital. In this program, Ms. Padma the transplant coordinator of Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone presented PPT about the Need and Importance of Organ Donation and the concept of brain death. Ms. Laveena Gladys D’souza presented PPT on Jeevasarthakathe and the importance of pledging for organ donation. Nearly 30 newly appointed community health officers participated in this program.
  • May 2023: 25.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Redcross Library Wenlock Hospital:

  • The Indian Red Cross Society organized an organ donation awareness program specifically for the Yenepoya Paramedical Students at the Red Cross Library in Wenlock Hospital. Ms. Padma, the transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, shared valuable information about the role of Jeevasarthakathe in organ donation, emphasized the importance of organ donation, explained the pledging system, and discussed the process of organ donation. The event saw the enthusiastic participation of 25 students, with some of them pledging to become organ donors.
  • May 2023: 27.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Gayathri Bhavan Bangalore:

  • In collaboration with Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, the Brahmana Mahasabha organized an organ and blood donation camp at Gayathri Bhavan in Bangalore. Ms. Chandrakala, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, actively participated in the event. Dr. Kirankumar M, Joint Director of Medical and Member Secretary of Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, was invited as the chief guest, where he shared his knowledge on organ donation and highlighted the role of Jeevasarthakathe in promoting organ donation. The program witnessed the attendance of 25 members, and among them, 6 individuals pledged to donate their organs.
  • May 2023: 30.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program for UG students of Mangalore University and Besent College:

  • The Indian Red Cross Society organized an organ donation awareness program at the Red Cross Library, Wenlock Hospital, for the UG students of Mangalore University and Besant College. Ms. Padma, the transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, delivered valuable information on the role of Jeevasarthakathe in organ donation, emphasized the importance of organ donation, explained the pledging system, and discussed the process of organ donation. The program saw the active participation of 25 students, with several of them making pledges for organ donation.
  • May 2023: 31.05.2023: Organ Donation pledging camp at Town Hall Mangalore:

  • Das Events Mangalore organized a special SPL league singing competition for singers at Town Hall Mangalore. Alongside the competition, an organ donation pledging camp was set up to encourage singers who wished to donate their organs after death. Ms. Padma, the transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, provided vital information on organ donation, emphasized its importance, and explained the online pledging system. Singers, judges including Mr. Shashikiran, Shri Uday Kumar, Dr. Keshavraj, along with several VIPs, gathered on the stage to highlight the significance of organ donation, sharing the touching story of Dr. Punith Rajkumar's eye donation. Over 200 singers from Karnataka actively participated in the event, with 35 of them making pledges for organ donation.




  • 02.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Science:

  • The Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Science, in collaboration with Apollo BGS Mysore, organized an organ donation awareness program. The event saw the active participation of Ms. Shobha, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka. Dr. Ramakrishna M N, a Consultant Intensivist at Apollo BGS Hospital Mysore, delivered a comprehensive talk on the critical care aspects of organ donation. Dr. Yashvanth Kumar V, a Consultant Hepato Biliary & Liver Transplant Surgeon, enlightened the audience about the concept of "Recycle Yourself" and the importance of organ donation. Ms. Sudha, an Assistant Manager of Dialysis at Apollo BGS Hospital Mysore, shared her valuable insights into the rules and regulations governing cadaver donations. The event witnessed an impressive turnout, with over 100 medical students actively participating in the program.
  • 08.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Wenlock Hospital:

  • The Indian Red Cross Society organized an organ donation awareness program specifically for the students of Yenepoya Ayurvedic College. The program took place at the RAPCC hall in Wenlock Hospital. Ms. Padma, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, was present to provide valuable information about the role of Jeevasarthakathe in organ donation, emphasizing the importance of organ donation, and explaining the pledging system. Another transplant coordinator, Ms. Laveena, also from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, shared detailed insights into the process of organ donation. The program received enthusiastic participation from 20 students, some of whom even pledged to become organ donors.
  • 09.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Alvas College Modabidri:

  • Alvas College in Moodbidri organized an Organ Donation Awareness program for BBA students at Alvas Kuvempu Hall. Lal Goel, Chairman of the Organ Donation Foundation India, highlighted the importance of organ donation. Ms. Padma, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, shared information on organ donation and the pledging system. Dr. Kurian, the college's Principal, encouraged students to pledge for organ donation and shared his own donor card. Over 200 students and staff members participated, with many pledging for organ donation.
  • 11.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at District Hospital Dharwad:

  • NRC Hospital District Hospital Dharwad organized an organ donation awareness program exclusively for nursing students. Mr. Manoj Nayak, a Jeevasarthakathe Transplant Coordinator from the Hubbali zone, actively participated in the program. He delivered a session on organ donation, providing valuable information, and distributed IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) materials to the attendees. The program saw the attendance of 15 individuals who were keen to learn about organ donation and its significance.
  • 16.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Redcross Library:

  • The Indian Red Cross Society organized an organ donation awareness program specifically for the Yenepoya Paramedical Students. The program took place at the Red Cross Library, located in Wenlock Hospital. Ms. Padma, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, shared valuable information regarding the role of Jeevasarthakathe in organ donation, emphasized the importance of organ donation, and explained the pledging system. Another transplant coordinator, Ms. Laveena, also from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, provided detailed insights into the process of organ donation. The event witnessed the participation of 15 students, some of whom pledged to become organ donors.
  • 18.05.2023: Brain Death Declaration Committee Meeting:

  • On May 18, 2023, the Wenlock District Hospital's Brain Death Declaration Committee meeting was convened by the District Medical Officer. The meeting was attended by various medical professionals, including RMO Dr. Sudhakar, Brain Death Committee Doctor Dr. Vijay Kumar, General physician, Dr. Jecintha, Anaesthesiologist, Medical officer Dr. Julian Saldana, Surgeons Dr. Raviprakash, Dr. Rajesh, Dr. Renita Anaesthesiologist. The meeting focused on counseling families of brain death declared cases for organ donation at Wenlock Hospital, understanding legal formalities, procedures to declare brain death, and other related topics. Ms. Padma and Ms. Laveena, transplant coordinators from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore Zone, shared their experiences in the organ donation process. Dr. Vijay Kumar, the General physician, delivered a presentation on brain death declaration, followed by discussions on maintaining donors in the ICU. The committee agreed to consider eligible brain death cases in the future with the consent of the families
  • 19.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Mandya:

  • Apollo BGS Hospital Mysore, in collaboration with Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, organized an organ donation program at Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences in Mandya. Ms. Lijamol Joseph, the chief transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, was invited as the guest speaker to shed light on the principles and protocols of organ donation in Karnataka. The program featured esteemed speakers including Dr. Rajkumar P. Wadhwa, Chief Gastroenterologist & Head of the Institute Of Gastroenterology at Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, Dr. Yashavanth Kumar V., Consultant Hepato Biliary & Liver Transplant Surgeon at Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru, and Dr. Ramakrishna M. N., Consultant Intensivist at Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru. The topics covered during the program included the management principles of acute liver failure, organ retrieval and liver transplant, critical care aspects of organ donor management, and the principles and protocols of organ donation in Karnataka. The program was presided over by Dr. B. J. Mahendra, Dean & Director of MIMS, Mandya, and Dr. Thammanna, Principal of MIMS.
  • 22.05.2023: Community Camp for Alvas College Social Work Students at Someshwara Ullala:

  • An organ donation awareness program took place in the waiting area of the ICU and OT at District Hospital Dharwad. Mr. Manoj Nayak, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka in the Hubbali zone, actively participated in the program. He engaged in discussions about organ donation and distributed informative IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) materials. The program received attendance from 20 individuals who were eager to learn about organ donation and its significance.
  • 23.05.2023: Organ Donation awareness program at District Hospital Dharwad:

  • An organ donation awareness program was held for newly appointed Community Health Officers at Wenlock Hospital. In this program, Ms. Padma the transplant coordinator of Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone presented PPT about the Need and Importance of Organ Donation and the concept of brain death. Ms. Laveena Gladys D’souza presented PPT on Jeevasarthakathe and the importance of pledging for organ donation. Nearly 30 newly appointed community health officers participated in this program.
  • 25.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Redcross Library Wenlock Hospital:

  • The Indian Red Cross Society organized an organ donation awareness program specifically for the Yenepoya Paramedical Students at the Red Cross Library in Wenlock Hospital. Ms. Padma, the transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, shared valuable information about the role of Jeevasarthakathe in organ donation, emphasized the importance of organ donation, explained the pledging system, and discussed the process of organ donation. The event saw the enthusiastic participation of 25 students, with some of them pledging to become organ donors.
  • 27.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program at Gayathri Bhavan Bangalore:

  • In collaboration with Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, the Brahmana Mahasabha organized an organ and blood donation camp at Gayathri Bhavan in Bangalore. Ms. Chandrakala, a transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, actively participated in the event. Dr. Kirankumar M, Joint Director of Medical and Member Secretary of Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka, was invited as the chief guest, where he shared his knowledge on organ donation and highlighted the role of Jeevasarthakathe in promoting organ donation. The program witnessed the attendance of 25 members, and among them, 6 individuals pledged to donate their organs.
  • 30.05.2023: Organ Donation Awareness Program for UG students of Mangalore University and Besent College:

  • The Indian Red Cross Society organized an organ donation awareness program at the Red Cross Library, Wenlock Hospital, for the UG students of Mangalore University and Besant College. Ms. Padma, the transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, delivered valuable information on the role of Jeevasarthakathe in organ donation, emphasized the importance of organ donation, explained the pledging system, and discussed the process of organ donation. The program saw the active participation of 25 students, with several of them making pledges for organ donation.
  • 31.05.2023: Organ Donation pledging camp at Town Hall Mangalore:

  • Das Events Mangalore organized a special SPL league singing competition for singers at Town Hall Mangalore. Alongside the competition, an organ donation pledging camp was set up to encourage singers who wished to donate their organs after death. Ms. Padma, the transplant coordinator from Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO Karnataka Mangalore zone, provided vital information on organ donation, emphasized its importance, and explained the online pledging system. Singers, judges including Mr. Shashikiran, Shri Uday Kumar, Dr. Keshavraj, along with several VIPs, gathered on the stage to highlight the significance of organ donation, sharing the touching story of Dr. Punith Rajkumar's eye donation. Over 200 singers from Karnataka actively participated in the event, with 35 of them making pledges for organ donation.




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  • 03.09.2022: 7th National Organ Donation Masterclass At M S Ramaiah Advanced Learning centre Bangalore: Two Days Organ Retrieval Workshop was held at M S Ramaiah Advanced Learning Centre, This workshop has been regularly conducted annually in partnership with Oxford University Teaching Hospitals, to train surgeons in skills for safe organ recovery from deceased donors. The Workshop was inaugurated by Health Commissioner Mr Randeep, Ms Lijamol Joseph the Chief Coordinator Jeevasarthakathe participated in the workshop and shared knowledge on the “Process Flow for Organ Retrieval in Karnataka” with the participants.
  • 30.07.2022: CME program at HIMS Hassan: CME program was organized at HIMS Hassan by the Department of Anaesthesiology, Department of General Surgery & Department of General medicine in association with SOTTO Karnataka Jeevasarthakathe on Brain Stem Death Declaration & Organ Retrieval for the ICU, Transplant & Coordinators. Where the coordinators were trained on identification, maintenance & certification for brain stem death declaration. Mr.Choodesh & Mr.Naushad Pasha the transplant coordinators from Jeevasarthakathe shared their knowledge. About 200 Members participated in the event.
  • 26.07.2022: One-day Workshop for Hospital Coordinators at Manipal Group Hospital (HAL): One Day workshop was organized for coordinators by Manipal Group Hospital in Association with Jeevasarthakathe/ SOTTO Karnataka, on Brain stem Death Declaration & Organ Donation where the Medical and Paramedical Staff were trained on Identifying and declaring the Brain Death and grief counseling. Mr. Randeep Health Commissioner inaugurated the workshop and Dr. Kiran Kumar Joint director of Medical Health and family welfare presided over the event, Dr. Indumathi Director health and family welfare, Dr. Deepak Special Officer of Trauma and Emergency care center, Dr. Sunil Karant, Ms. Lijamol Joseph chief transplant coordinator have also attended the event. About 130 members participated in the program
  • 15.07.2022: CME program at Sagar Hospital Bangalore: CME program was held at Sagar Hospital about Brain death Declaration & Organ donation was conducted for the ICU Doctors, Transplant teams & the hospital Coordinator. Dr.ChinnaDurai spoke about the identification and Maintenance of Potential Donors in ICUs and the Chief coordinator of Jeevasarthakathe Ms. LijaMol Joseph spoke about Jeevasarthakathe/SOTTO. More than 50 Members participated in the program.
  • Statistics

      Summary of Organ donation Statistics from 01-01-2005
     
    Year Wise Donations
    2005
    2006
    2007 3
    2008 2
    2009 11
    2010 8
    2011 6
    2012 17
    2013 18
    2014 39
    2015 60
    2016 70
    2017 68
    2018 89
    2019 105
    2020 35
    2021 70
    2022 151
    Total 991

    Number of Organs Retrieved
    Kidney 1493
    Liver 828
    Heart 238
    Lungs 101
    Small Bowel 9
    Hand 2
    Total 2671

    Number of Multi Organs Retrieved
    Heart & Lung 9
    Kidney & Pancreas 22
    Liver & Kidney 46
    Total 77

    Number of Tissues Retrieved
    Skin 94
    Heart Valves 414
    Corneas 1558
    Total 2066

       
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    As On: 12-06-2024
    41817