MOHAN Foundation conducted organ donation awareness session Police Officials CBD Belapur Police Station

Updated on Monday, January 29, 2024
  • On 28th January 2024, MOHAN Foundation was invited by Mr NathMahadev Lokhande in charge of CBD Belapur Police Station, Navi Mumbaifor conducting organ donation awareness session and explaining their role in promoting this noble cause of Organ Donation.Ms Prarthana Dwivedi introduced about MOHAN Foundation missions and objectives. She asked police officials present during the session that whatcomes in your mind when they think about organ donation. The responses were mixed positive as well as negative. Then she explained the concept of organ donation such as types of death (viz. brain death & circulatorydeath), types of organs and tissues that can be donated after circulatory death as well as after brain death, the concept of brain death. She also explained the difference between brain death and coma. Various myths and facts about organ donation were discussed. Also, Information about organallocation and distribution were shared. Toll Free Number of MOHAN Foundation was also introduced.Ms Prarthana then elaborated the legal aspects, the actual role of policeduring MLC brain death. She told them as those organs have less time forkeeping it alive, the approval should be made as early as they can anddonor family should not wait for the NOC from other police station. Around 66 staff of police station attended the session and about 11 pledged to become Organ Donors. Some queries were asked which was answered promptly by Ms Prarthana. We thank Mr Nath Mahadev Lokhande and Staff members of Police station for inviting us and giving us the opportunity there by supporting the cause of organ donation.

    Source-Prarthana Dwivedi
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