Organ donation awareness talk for drivers

Updated on Saturday, May 6, 2017
  • MOHAN Foundation was invited by Mr. Sharad Jighkar, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur to conduct an awareness session on organ donation for drivers who apply for vehicles registration and driving license on 5 May 2017.

    Mr. Bulu Behera Transplant Coordinator, MOHAN Foundation, delivered a talk on Organ Donation. In his talk he explained the following points:-

    • What is Organ Donation and the Law?
    • Who can donate organs?
    • Types of organ donation.
    • Brain Death Natural Death and Coma.
    • Myths related to Organ donation.
    • Deceased donation cases in Nagpur.
    • Kidney transplant hospitals in Nagpur.
    • Importance of Donor card, Helpline number and website.

    It was a very interactive session. 30 drivers were present at the talk. 6 drivers signed consent form and took donor card.

    The drivers asked the following questions:-

    1) What is time duration for organ donation?

    2) If liver & kidney transplant are not possible in same hospital but family want to donate how it possible?

    3) Who is head of MOHAN Foundation in Nagpur?



    Source-Bulu Behera
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