This initiative aims at educating people on liver diseases, liver transplantation and post surgery queries.
"Better awareness is needed on organ donation. Continuous vigilance should be there on liver diseases.", said Dr. Anand Khakhar, Program Director, Centre for Liver Disease and Transplantation Apollo Hospitals, Chennai while launching the helpline. Dr. Anand emphasised on the modern technologies available in organ transplantation surgeries as well as in kidney and pancreas transplantation surgeries held at the same time in India.
Dr. Anil Vaidya, Consultant also shared his experience of being part of the 23 organ transplantation surgeries conducted within 30 hours at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.