“Kidney health for all Public Symposium


Transplant Procurement Coordinators of Port of Spain General Hospital and the Department of Clinical Surgical Sciences of the University of the West Indies bjdoc17@gmail.com Trinidad and Tobago

Date of event

21 April 2022 


It brought together experts from Transplant Procurement Management, University of the West Indies, National Organ Transplant Unit, Nephrology, Organ donor families, and Organ Transplant Recipients. It was well subscribed by the targeted segments of the public, including NGOs with health oversight, tertiary level students, forensic police officers, judicial officers and Forensic Science Centre staff, patients with CKD, lupus, diabetes and members of the general public. TOPICS Importance of kidneys & care When kidneys fail The gift of life Eyewitness reports: “A loved one gave me a second chance” “I have a great life after donating my kidney” “My family gave life and we got comfort through our daughter’s passing ” “A Deceased Organ Donor saved my life” Life after donating a kidney Legal, Ethical and Religious aspects of Donation and Transplantation

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