MOHAN Foundation conducted awareness session on Organ Donation for Traffic Control officer and members of Auto rickshaw Drivers Association at Mathadi Bhawan, Sanpada.

Updated on Wednesday, January 24, 2024
  • On 19th January 2024, MOHAN Foundation was invited by Mrs VimalBadwe Assistance commissioner of police Department for giving awareness about the Organ Donation to their Traffic Control Staff of Sanpada and for members of Auto rickshaw Drivers Association of Sanpada. The program was conducted at Mathadi Bhawan, Sanpada. Along this awareness talk Apollo hospital conducted a heath check-up camp for the police staff and Auto rickshaw Drivers. Ms Prarthana Dwivedi represented as MOHAN Foundation resource person. Ms Prarthana introduced MOHAN Foundation, its mission, vision. She then introduced the concept of Organ and tissue Donation. She also explained the type of death viz. Cardiac and Brain Death and the Organ and tissue that can be donated. She also described the tissue donation (Skin & Cornea) can happen even at home which caught attention of the staff. She then addressed about the myths about Organ Donation public ,how we can debunk them by illustrating the real facts about Organ Donation.She then discussed about the Organ Donation that can happen in case of Brain Death case and number of lives that can be saved. Ms Prarthana elaborated the legal aspects, the actual role of police during MLC BrainDeath case. 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. They were revealed about the actual reason for the creation of Green Corridor for transportation of Organs as it is race against the time as the organs removed needs to be transplanted within the stipulated time. About 187 Police Staff, Traffic Control Staff and Auto rickshaw Driversattended the session. About 35 pledges were taken and few were filledonline. The officials were also invited to join in our volunteering program. Details of toll-free Organ Donation Helpline Number were also shared with them. We thank Mrs. Vimal Bidwe and Police and Traffic Control Staff of Sanpada and Auto rickshaw Drivers Association for inviting us and supporting the cause of Organ Donation.

    Source-Prarthana Dwivedi
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