On 14th April 2021 MOHAN Foundation in association with Transplants – Help The Poor Foundation was invited at Priyadarshi Samrat Ashok Bahuuddeshiya Sanstha, Chandramani Nagar, Nagpur to help organise Organ Donation Awareness session along with Blood Donation camp. The program was organised by JCI Nagpur President Mr Tarique on the occasion of ‘Ambedkar Jayanti’ for the members of Priyadarshi Samrat Ashok Bahuuddeshiya Sanstha and Blood Donor volunteers.
The program was inaugurated by Mr Tarique President of JCI, Nagpur and Ms Prarthana Dwivedi (Transplant Coordinator of MOHAN Foundation, Nagpur). All the arrangements and crowd management was supported by JCI Team They took this initiative to spread awareness among general public. Along with this they arranged Blood Donation Camp for members to donate blood for COVID patients of GMCH and Blood Bank GMCH Nagpur.
Ms Prarthana introduced MOHAN Foundation, explained the concepts of organ and tissue donation, types of death viz. cardiac and brain death and the organs and tissues that can be donated. She elaborated on the procedure for bone donation, which was a new topic for the participants. She also explained to the group how donation of skin and eyes can happen even at the residence after the persons’ demise. Informative flyers were also distributed to the public. Ms Prarthana described the importance of discussing about Organ Donation within the family and to carry Donor Card always in purse or wallet.
Total 65 units blood collected all members are participated in blood donation campaign to help COVID patients. About 200 participants attended session and around 45 people pledged to become Organ Donors. MOHAN Foundation thanks Mr Ashok and Mr Tarique for inviting us and supporting the cause of Organ Donation.