Campaigning about organ donation in RTO of Nagpur

Updated on Wednesday, March 4, 2020
  • The Regional Transport Officer of Giripeth, Nagpur, Mr. Dinkar Manwar, invited MOHAN Foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ donation. The programme was conducted on 2nd March 2020 and the public who had come to apply for vehicle registration and driving license were the audience.

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

    • What is organ donation and its importance in saving lives?
    • Who can donate and when is it possible to become a donor?
    • Law on organ donation and transplantation
    • Difference between brain death, natural death and coma
    • Myths related to organ donation
    • Stories of donors from Nagpur
    • Transplant hospitals and tissue banks in Nagpur
    • Importance of donor card, MOHAN Foundation helpline number and website

    The audience asked the following questions:

    • Will organ donation be possible if someone passes away at home?
    • What is the time duration for organ donation?           
    • Where is the MOHAN Foundation office in Nagpur?            

    Around 19 people were present and 2 of them signed consent forms and received their donor cards. MOHAN Foundation thanks the RTO for the opportunity.

    Source-Bulu Behera
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