Transport Officer in Nagpur supports Organ Donation Awareness

Updated on Wednesday, August 29, 2018
  • Mr. Sharad Jighkar, Regional Transport Officer, Giripeth, Nagpur invited MOHAN Foundation to conduct an awareness session on organ donation. It was conducted in the training hall on 10th August 2018 and attended by 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 its importance in saving lives

    v  Who can donate and when it is possible to become a donor

    v  Law on Donation and Transplantation

    v  Difference between Brain Death, Natural Death and Coma

    v  Myths related to Organ donation

    v  Stories of donors from Nagpur

    v  Transplant hospitals and tissue banks in Nagpur

    v  Importance of donor card, helpline number and website.

    It was a very interactive session. 30 drivers were present in the training room and 3 drivers signed consent form and picked their donor cards.

    The audience the following questions:

    • What is the time duration for eye donation?
    • What is Brain death?
    • Whom to contact for organ donation?

    Source-Bulu Behera
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