Awareness session on Organ Donation for drivers at Transport office

Updated on Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Mr. Sharad Jighkar, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur invited MOHAN foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ donation for drivers in his training hall on 2 February 2018. This was for drivers who apply for vehicle registration and driving license.

    Mr. Bulu Behera, Transplant Coordinator, MOHAN Foundation Nagpur Centre delivered a talk on Organ Donation. In his talk he explained for following points:

    v  What is Organ Donation and the Transplant Law

    v  Who and what can be donated

    v  Types of organ donation

    v  Brain Death, Natural Death and Coma.

    v  Myths related to Organ donation

    v  Deceased donation cases in Nagpur

    v  Kidney transplant hospital in Nagpur

    v  Importance of Donor card, Helpline number and MOHAN Foundation website.

    It was a very interactive session. 29 drivers were present at the talk. 3 drivers signed consent form and took donor cards.

    The drivers asked the following questions:-

    • How will MOHAN Foundation know after my death?
    • What is the process of Eye donation?
    • What is the process of Body donation?

    Source-Bulu Behera
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