MOHAN Foundation conducts awareness on organ donation at transport office`

Updated on Friday, July 7, 2017
  • Mr. Sharad Jighkar, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur invited MOHAN Foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ donation for drivers in his training hall on 7 July 2017. The orientation was meant for drivers who apply for vehicle registration and driving license. Mr. Bulu Behera delivered a talk on Organ Donation. In his talk he explained for following points:

    v  What is Organ Donation and the Law?

    v  Who can donate organs?

    v  Type of organ donation.

    v  Brain Death, Natural Death and Coma.

    v  Myths related to Organ donation.

    v  Deceased donation case in Nagpur

    v  Kidney transplant hospital in Nagpur

    v  Importance of Donor card, Helpline number and website

    It was a very interactive session. 23 drivers were present at the talk. 2 drivers signed consent form and took donor card. The drivers asked the following questions:

    • If death happens at home can that person donate organs?
    • Can organs be preserved?
    • If I signed consent form how will you know  of my death ?


    Source-Bulu Behera
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