On 30th January 2019, MOHAN Foundation Mumbai was invited by B.J. Medical College and Sasoon Hospital, Pune for conducting an awareness talk for social worker student about organ donation.
Mr. Prathmesh Gaikwad 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 25 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 student of the Social worker department took Pledge.
We are very grateful to Mr. Sandip Kadam & Mr. Prathmesh Gaikwad and other staff members of Social worker department.