On 10th July 2021, MOHAN Foundation in association with Transplants – Help The Poor Foundation was invited by Mr Anil Chandukar for giving awareness about the Organ Donation to their police department and Traffic Control Staff of Indora Police Station of Nagpur. Ms Prarthana Dwivedi represented MOHAN Foundation for giving awareness.
Ms Prarthana held awareness session and introduced MOHAN Foundation, its mission, vision. She introduced the concept of Organ and tissue Donation. She also explained the type of death viz. Cardiac and Brain Death and the Organ and tissue that can be donated. She also described the tissue donation (Skin & Cornea) can happen even at home which caught attention of the staff. She discussed about the Organ Donation that can happen in case of Brain Death case and number of lives that can be saved. She then addressed about the myths about Organ Donation public has & how we can debunk them by illustrating the real facts about Organ Donation. Also they were invited to join in our volunteering program. Details of Organ Donation Helpline No. 18001037100 were also shared with the gathering.
About 21 police staff including traffic control staff attended the session. About 10 pledges were taken & few were fill online. We thank Mr Anil Chandukar and Mrs Chanda for inviting us and supporting the cause of Organ Donation.