Transport Officer in Nagpur supports Organ Donation Awareness

Updated on Thursday, November 8, 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 12th October 2018 and the 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:

    • What is the difference between coma and brain death?
    • Whom to contact for organ donation?
    • What is the process for eye donation?

    It was a highly interactive session. Around 25 people were present in the training room and 2 of them signed consent forms and picked up their donor cards. MOHAN Foundation thanks the RTO for the opportunity.

    Source-Bulu Behera
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