Seminar on Deceased Organ Donation

Seminar on Deceased Organ Donation

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014, the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) hosted a seminar on "Deceased Organ Donation". The speakers on the occasion were the renowned Dr. Adeeb Rizvi, Director of Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) and the very prominent Ms. Zubeida Mustafa, freelance journalist of Pakistan.

Dr. Adeeb Rizvi, generated awareness regarding organ donation within Pakistan through fact and figures, and also shared with the audience details of some of the deceased organ donors, to whom he referred to as the National Heroes.

On the other hand, Ms. Zubeida Mustafa shared her views on the challenges faced by the people of our country. Moreover, she appreciated Dr. Adeeb Rizvi's work and thanked him for allowing her to work with him and learn the importance of teamwork, knowledge, skills, trainings, compassion, dignity and self-reliance.

The speakers were well received and were presented with a token of appreciation on behalf of SZABIST. In the session closing, Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali, President SZABIST, reinforced the ideology of Dr. Adeeb Rizvi with the words of encouragement to spread the word on deceased organ donation and support SIUT and Dr. Adeeb Rizvi in his quest of accomplishing organ donations and transplantations.