Organ donation awareness talk for drivers at RTO

Updated on Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • Mr. Sharad Jighkar, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur invited MOHAN foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ . This was conducted the Regional Transport Office (RTO) training hall on 3 July 2018. It was meant 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  Type of organ donation.

    v   Brain Death, Natural Death and Coma

    v  Myths related to Organ donation

    v  Deceased donation case in Nagpur

    v  Transplant centres in the city

    v  Importance of Donor card, Helpline number and website.

    It was a very interactive session. 30 drivers were present at the talk and 4 drivers signed consent form and took donor cards.

    The drivers asked the following questions:-

    • What is time duration for organ donation after brain death?
    • Who will be declared brain death?
    • After brain death which organ or tissue can be donated?














    Source-Bulu Behera
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