• Wed. Jul 17th, 2024

Eastern Command celebrated World Kidney Day 2023

Command Hospital Eastern Command (CHEC), Kolkata has joined hands with Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (East) to celebrate the 23rd World Kidney day, on Thursday, 09 Mar 2023.


Chief Guest Lt General Rana Pratap Kalita, PVSM,UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, GOC- in – C , Eastern Command accompained by his wife Nisha Kalita, Regional President of AWWA along with Major General Shivinder Singh, Commandant CH(EC) inaugrated the ceremony, which was followed by cake cutting to commemorate successful completion of 200 transplants in CH(EC).

On the occasion of World Kidney Day, Colonel Jai Inder Singh, HOD Nephrology delivered a speech on Journey of Kidney Transplant at CH(EC). 06 familes of deceased donors were felicitated by the Chief Guest.

The event concluded by pledging of Organ Donation by the Chief Guest and other dignitaries who attended the function. The occassion was graced by Dr. Arpita Ray Chaudhary, Joint Director ROTTO, Dr. Suparna Dutta, Director Department of Health and Family Welfare, Col (Retd) Basak, Transplant Immunologist Bellvue Clinic, Mahasweta Chakravarty, Indian Redcross Welfare Officer of Defence Services and HODs of various Departments.

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