On the 27th November 2021, on the occasion of the National Organ Donation Day, the All India Radio Chennai FM Rainbow broadcasted a special programme for its listeners on organ donation awareness. Dr. Hemal Kanvide, Quality Assurance Officer of MOHAN Foundation had sought permission and coordinated the programme along with Mr. Harish of AIR. The FM channel covers the whole of Tamil Nadu state and is also available over the News on Air App, reaching out to a huge number of listeners.
The porgramme featured an interview of Ms. Ishwarya (Research Associate of MOHAN Foundation) and Mr. Periyanayagam (Transplant Coordinator). AIR’s RJ Raghul interviewed the two on various topics related to organ, tissue and body donation. The objective of the programme was to educate the listeners of the FM channel about the basic concepts of organ donation, bust some myths around the subject and stress the importance of donation.
The following questions raised by the RJ were answered during the broadcast:
MOHAN Foundation is thankful to AIR and RJ Raghul for the opportunity and their support for the cause.