MOHAN Foundation invited to conduct a talk on organ donation at Anjanadevi Mangal Karyalaya, Zingabai Takli, Nagpur

Updated on Friday, March 10, 2023
  • On March 4, 2023, MOHAN Foundation was invited by Mr. Nikhilesh Vashnik, Organizer, Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti Committee, to deliver a talk on organ donation at Anjanadevi Mangal Karyalaya, Zingabai Takli, Nagpur. Mr. Bulu Behera, Transplant Coordinator, MF, Nagpur, was the resource person.


    Mr. Bulu addressed the following topics in his talk:

    • What is organ donation? Who can donate an organ?
    • What is brain death and natural death?
    • After brain death, which organs and tissues can be donated?
    • After natural death, which tissues can be donated, and what are the time factors?
    • What is the difference between coma and brain death?
    • Is organ donation possible if the patient is in a coma?
    • Live person, which organs can be donated, and what are the criteria for live donation?
    • Information regarding body donation and eye donation
    • What are the legal and ethical implications of organ donation?
    • What does the Transplantation of Human Organs Act of 1994 say about organ donation?
    • What is the role of NOTTO, ROTO, SOTTO, ZTCC, and the MOHAN Foundation in organ donation?
    • Historical aspect of organ donation.
    • What are the time factors for organ donation?


    It was an interactive session and the participants asked the following questions:

    • After organ donation, will the government provide any financial support?
    • What is bone marrow?
    • A live person can donate their liver.


    In the end, Bulu requested all the participants to use the Foundation's website and helpline number for any information on organ donation or for online pledging of organs. About 10 committee members attended the talk, and 2 signed up for organ donation. The committee also requested that Bulu put up an organ donation information stall on April 13 and 14 on the occasion of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti.


    MOHAN Foundation thanks Mr. Nikhilesh Vashnik for supporting the noble cause of organ donation.

    Source-Mr. Bulu Behera
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