Organ Donation Awareness at a Wedding Celebration in Nagpur

Updated on Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Mr. Raju Nimbarkar of Alankar Nagar in Nagpur invited MOHAN Foundation to give information about organ donation on 29th May 2019 at a wedding celebration in the city. Mr. Bulu Behera, Transplant Coordinator of MOHAN Foundation set up an information stall with information brochures, donor cards, standees and a banner.

    Information given to the wedding guests:

    • Types of death
    • What are the organs that can be donated after brain death, natural death and while living
    • Where and how can a patient get added in the transplant waitlist
    • Who can donate organs and what is the value of a donor card
    • Activities of MOHAN Foundation
    • Using the Helpline number and MOHAN Foundation website

    Questions asked by a few guests:

    • Whom to contact for organ donation after natural death?
    • Whom to contact for eye donation?
    • What is bone marrow?
    • What is body donation?
    • How much does it cost for a kidney transplant?

    Around 40 people visited the stall and 7 of them signed consent forms and picked up their donor cards. 20 other visitors took consent forms will sign them after discussing with their family.

    Source-Bulu Behera
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