RTO Giripeth, Nagpur supports Organ Donation

Updated on Saturday, September 29, 2018
  • Mr. Bajaranga Kharmate, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur invited MOHAN Foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ donation. The programme was conducted in the training hall on 28 September 2018 and public who had come to apply for vehicle registration and driving license were the audience.

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

    • What is organ donation and its importance in saving lives
    • Who can donate and when it is possible to become a donor
    • Law on organ donation and transplantation
    • Difference between brain death, natural death and coma
    • Myths related to organ donation
    • Stories of donors from Nagpur
    • Transplant hospitals and tissue banks in Nagpur
    • Importance of donor card, MOHAN Foundation helpline number and website

    The audience had the following questions:

    • Can organs be sold?
    • Does the Government offer any financial support for organ donation?
    • Whom to contact for body donation?

    It was a highly interactive session. 20 people were present in the training room and 2 of them signed consent form and picked up their donor cards. MOHAN Foundation thanks the RTO for the opportunity.

    Source-Bulu Behera
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