Organ Donation Awareness Programme at Central Bank of India, Kochi

Updated on Monday, December 18, 2017
  • MOHAN Foundation was invited by Central Bank of India to conduct an Organ Donation awareness programme on 14th December 2017. This programme was organized to commemorate their 107th Foundation Day. The programme was conducted in all the zonal offices all over India. Mr. Prasad, Senior Organ Transplant Coordinator, AIMS represented MOHAN Foundation.

    The programme started with a welcome address by Mr. Sasi, Manager, Central Bank of India.  Following that Mr. Prasad briefed on following topics:

    • Activities of MOHAN Foundation across the country to strengthen the Deceased Organ Donation programme
    • Types of Organ Donation - Live and Deceased Donation
    • Difference between Brain death and Coma
    • Importance of Donor card and consent from the family
    • Tissues and organs that can be donated
    • Transplant Coordinators Training Programme
    • Helpline Number and website as source of information

    At the end of the session Mr. Prasad introduced Mr. Mannu, Hand Transplant patient, which was the icing on the cake which moved the whole group. Nearly 25 of them pledged their organs among 50 participants. 

    Source-Kavitha Aneesh
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