Organ donation awareness talk at Regional Transport Office, Nagpur

Updated on Tuesday, June 26, 2018
  • Mr. Sharad Jighkar, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur invited MOHAN foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ donation for drivers in his training hall on 19th June 2018. This was for drivers who apply for vehicle registration and driving license.

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

    v  Organ Donation and the Law

    v  Who can donate organ

    v  Type of organ donation

    v  Understanding Brain Death, Natural Death and Coma

    v  Myths related to Organ donation

    v  Stories of donors from Nagpur

    v  Kidney transplant hospitals in Nagpur

    v  Importance of Donor card, Helpline number and website

    It was a very interactive session. 22 drivers were present at the talk and 2 drivers signed consent form and took donor cards.

    The drivers asked the following questions:-

    • Who is the right person signing at the time of organ donation?
    • Any financial support by government to donor family?
    • What is Bone marrow?


    Source-Bulu Behera
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