Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Operation Theater Department, Sassoon Hospital, Pune

Updated on Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • On 19th August2019, MOHAN Foundation Mumbai was invited by B.J. Medical College and Sasoon Hospital, Operation Theater Department, for conducting an awareness talk for all operation theater nurses.

    Mrs. Anita Sister (In charge)introduced MOHAN Foundation as an NGO working passionately for deceased organ donation past 21 years.

    Mr. Akash Salve thereafter took the dais and explained that MOHAN Foundation is an acronym for “Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network”. He shared its mission and objectives and then started explaining about what organ donation is, when, who, why and how it can be done. He also explained the THOA act 2011 related to organ Donation.

     He then explained about Brain Steam Death, how to diagnose and certify and who is authorized to certify. He also explained about the religious barrier and myths related to organ donation.

    About 20 members attended the program and were distributed information brochures. Questions such as what is coma and how it is different from brain death were asked. Mr. Akash Salve answered all their queries. About 20 member of the Operation Theater Nurses took Pledge.

    We are very grateful to Mrs. Swati and Mrs.Anita (In charge) and other staff members of Operation theater department.

    Source-Mr. Akash Salve
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