The DTI team traveled this January once more in China. The hosting region was the city of Qingdao in the Shandong province.
On 26th of January Dr. Manyalich was invited as special speaker at the China National Congress of Organ Procurement Organization- an annual meeting with all the Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO) around China in where are presented and discussed the main important findings in the field of Organ Donation and Transplantation.
Dr. Manyalich spoke about the model of the donation process from an international view and was pleased to share his experience and knowledge with the Chinese colleagues.
In continuity to the symposium on 27th of January started the 4rth edition of the Intermediate Transplant Procurement Management course at National Level. This course is part of a cooperation project coordinated by China Organ Donation Foundation and DTI foundation and internationally supported by WHO, that aims to train over 1200 health care professionals all over China in a period of 5 years (2014-2019).
The local organizer of the course was the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University. A total of 48 students; mainly ICU doctors coming from Qingdao region and other regions all over China were engaged in the TPM training course activities during the three days 27th till 30th of January.
The participants had the chance to gain knowledge and exchange experience with the international experts, coming from Spain, Iran, Brazil and the local experts coming from Qingdao, Beijing, Wuhan among the other regions.
The involvement and the dedication the students showed was very satisfying what made this course successful!
We kindly thank all the participants and look forward to the next course in China!