PUNE: Ruby Hall Clinic on Saturday celebrated the gift of life with ‘Unsung Heroes’ with Pune police to mark the 100th green corridor in the city.
Dr K Venkatesham, Commissioner of Police, Pune was present as the Guest of Honour at the event. Other guests included Sarang Awad, Former-DCP Traffic, Sanjay Dularey, Joint General Manager Operations Pune Airport, GG Bhargav Assistant Commandant CISF Pune Airport.
Others present were Dr FF Wadia, Chairman, Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre (ZTCC), Aarti Gokhale, Coordinator, ZTCC, Dr Purvez Grant, Managing Trustee Ruby Hall Clinic, Bomi Bhote CEO Ruby Hall Clinic, Dr Kishor Pujari COO Ruby Hall Clinic, Dr Sanjay Pathare Medical Services Director Ruby Hall Clinic, senior cardiologists Dr RB Gulati and Dr Jagdish Hiremath and Surekha Joshi Transplant Coordinator at Ruby Hall Clinic.
Speaking on this occasion, Dr K Venkatesham, Commissioner of Police, Pune said that as part of the police force, it has always been our duty to help care for the lives of our fellow countrymen.
“We are honoured to play our role with the creation of green corridors and it has only been the support and cooperation we have received that has made this successful. We’ve made strides and look forward to collaborating for many more opportunities. This appreciation entails us to be more responsible and what will give us happiness is being ethical through the principals and values we believe in,” said Dr K Venkatesham.
Aarti Gokhale, Coordinator of ZTCC, narrated some of the earlier experiences and interactions with the police. She also hailed both the city and rural police for their complete dedication to the green corridor.
Dr Purvez Grant, Managing Trustee, Ruby Hall Clinic said, “Every single person, right from our team of doctors to support staff and even social workers go the extra mile to ensure every opportunity is utilised at our Multi-organ Transplant Centre. With this felicitation programme, we hope to acknowledge and say thank you to each and everyone, both within and outside our hospital, who make this process a reality. ”
Bomi Bhote, CEO, Ruby Hall Clinic said, “At Ruby Hall Clinic, our success in organ transplantation has always hinged on the best of technology and collaboration. The police force, airport in charge and even ZTCC coordinators have been with us every step of the way, ensuring timely access and transport of organs. While 100 green corridors is certainly a milestone, we’d like to think of this as just the beginning of a medical revolution. Let us all ensure not a single organ is wasted and make Pune the number one city for organ transplantation.