On 12th July 2021, MOHAN Foundation in association with Transplants – Help The Poor Foundation was invited by Mr Nitin Phatangre - PI of Jaripatka Police Station, Nagpur for conducting organ donation awareness session & explaining their role in promoting this noble cause of Organ Donation.
Ms Prarthana Dwivedi introduced about MOHAN Foundation missions and objectives. She asked police officials present during the session that what comes in your mind when they think about organ donation. The responses were mixed positive as well as negative.
Then she explained the concept of organ donation such as types of death (viz. brain death & circulatory death), types of organs and tissues that can be donated after circulatory death as well as after brain death, the concept of brain death. She also explained the difference between brain death and coma. Various myths and facts about organ donation were discussed. Also, Information about organ allocation and distribution were shared. Toll Free Number of MOHAN Foundation was also introduced.
Ms Prarthana then elaborated the legal aspects, the actual role of police during MLC brain death. She told them as those organs have less time for keeping it alive, the approval should be made as early as they can and donor family should not wait for the NOC from other police station. Around 42 police staff attended the session. Some queries were asked which was answered promptly by Ms Prarthana.
We thank Mr. Nitin Phatangre and Mr M. K. Naikwade for inviting us and giving us the opportunity thereby supporting the cause of organ donation.