The Principal GMC stressed on the need to create awareness among the masses regarding the Brain death, deceased human organ donation and allied awareness. She also exhorted for launching a concerted Information, Education and Communication campaign among the stakeholders.
It was also decided to create a dedicated website and logo for SOTTO J&K. All the members of steering committee were apprised that SOTTO J&K is in process to register various hospitals of J&K for starting human organ and tissue transplantation with Director General of Health Services (DGHS) New Delhi.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Shazia Wafai, Sr. Regional Director, H&FW department; Ashwani Khajuria, Administrator, AHJ; Dr. Elias Sharma, HoD Urology and Nodal Officer SOTTO J&K; Dr. Sanjeev Puri, Joint Director SOTTO J&K; Dr. Harjeet Rai, Dy.MS SSH; Safina B Choudhary, Public Law Officer, GMC Jammu; Vijay Kumar, Dy. Dir Planning, Sanjay Nagri, Account Officer, AHJ and Jyoti Rokdi, AAO SSH.