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CME on Kidney Transplantation at Japfu Hotel, Kohima

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Langol, Oct 10: Shija Institute of Kidney Sciences (a unit of Shija Hospitals) in association with Oking Hospital & Research Clinic, Kohima organized a Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme on 8th October 2016, Saturday at Japfu Hotel, Kohima. The theme of the CME programme was “Kidney Transplantation”. Dr. Guliver Potsangbam, Director, Shija Institute of Kidney Sciences was the key resource person of the CME programme. He delivers the legal and technical parts of the transplant program at Shija Institute of Kidney Sciences. The time and man-hour loss faced by patients and their families in the Kidney Transplantation Centres outside the state was mentioned during his talk.
Dr. Vikethonyii Kesiezie, Managing Director, Oking Hospital, Kohima expressed gratitude to all who participated in the CME. He also expressed cost and distance advantage of Shija Institute of Kidney Sciences for Kidney transplantation for the state of Nagaland.
Dr. Palin Khundongbam, CMD, Shija Hospitals, narrated the genesis and need of the transplant program in the region. He said more than 150 patients from Manipur alone are going outside the state for kidney transplantation in a year. They faced inconveniences apart from man-hour losses. He assured a comfortable lodge near Shija Hospitals within a very short time for those patients and their families coming from outside Manipur. He also mentioned that Shija Hospitals is already empanelled by governments of Nagaland and Mizoram.
Credit hours were given by Nagaland Medical Council to the 40 doctors from Kohima attending the CME programme.

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