On 11th February 2017, Dr. Praveen Navghare, Medical Supertendent of Regional Government Mental hospital, Nagpur, invited MOHAN Foundation to talk on Organ donation and transplantation.
Ms. Kanchan Shewde Organ transplant coordinator of MOHAN Foundation, Nagpur Center represented MOHAN Foundation. She explained the need for donation, types of donors and what can be donated. She spoke of brain death and the possibility of converting this tragedy into hope for some organ failure patients.
She explained the importance of Donor card how it helps people to donate organ, value to wearing a helmet, the legal and ethical aspects of organ donation and the process of pledging organs. She requested to members use MOHAN Foundation website and helpline number.
The session highlighted how they can be part of this noble cause by pledging the organ and how they can help others in joining the cause. 15 nurses attended the session they want to pledge their organs after discuss with their family.
Question asked by participants:
1) What is the process of apnea test
2) Who will be certifying brain death?
3) What is the cost for a kidney transplant?