Organ donation awareness talk at Regional Transport Office, Nagpur

Updated on Saturday, May 12, 2018
  • Mr. Sharad Jighkar, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur invited MOHAN foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ donation on 11th May 2018. This was for drivers who apply for vehicle registration and driving license.

    Mr. Bulu Behera, transplant coordinator, MOHAN Foundation delivered a talk on Organ Donation. In his talk he explained for following points:

    v  What is Organ Donation and the Law

    v  Who can donate organ

    v  Brain Death Natural Death and Coma

    v  Myths related to Organ donation

    v  Deceased donation cases in Nagpur

    v  Kidney transplant hospital in Nagpur

    v  Importance of Donor card, Helpline number and website

    It was a very interactive session. 35 drivers were present at the talk. 3 drivers signed consent form and took donor cards.

    The drivers asked the following questions:

    • What difference between coma and brain death?
    • Can patients in coma donate organ?
    • What is bone marrow?

    Source-Bulu Behera
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