Organ Donation Awareness Programme at NIMS, Trivandrum

Updated on Thursday, February 15, 2018

    MOHAN Foundation was invited by Neyattingkara Institute of Medical Science (NIMS), Neyattingkara to conduct Organ Donation awareness programme for Dialysis Technician and Staff Nurses on 14th February 2018. This programme was the part of CNE and CME.  Ms. Kavitha. S. Transplant Coordinator represented MOHAN Foundation.

    The programme started with welcome address by Mrs. Josin, Vice Principal, College of Nursing of NIMS.  Following that Ms. Kavitha 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
    • How to register for Cadaver Transplantation
    • Aponea Test
    • KNOS
    • Online pledging system

    At the end of the session she described a few real donor stories. Totally 15 participants attended the session and all promised to pledge their organs online.

    Source-Kavitha Aneesh
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