Orange City Hospital & Research Institute, Nagpur organized a Rangoli Competition to promote Organ Donation as a part of Silver Jubilee Celebration of THOA- 1994. The legislation called the Transplantation of Human Organ Act (THO) was passed in India in 1994 to streamline organ donation and transplantation activities. Orange City Hospital & Research Institute is a recognized Kidney Transplantation Centre since 16 years and was the first hospital to have initiated cadaver donation and green corridor execution in Nagpur.
Dr. Vibhawari Dani, Chairperson- Nagpur Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee was the chief guest while Dr. Usha Nair, Director- Ravi Nair Hospitals Private Limited was the guest of honor for this program. At the outset, Dr. Usha Nair welcomed Dr. Vibhawari Dani with a floral bouquet. Dr. Usha Nair and Dr. Neeta Deshpande were the judges for this event. Prizes will be distributed during Independence Day 2019 celebrations at OCHRI.
The theme of Rangoli competition was Organ Donation. Large number of OCHRI staff took part in Rangoli Competition and put their thoughts of imagination on Organ Donation through Rangoli.
Dr. Vibhawari Dani appreciated the unique initiative of OCHRI and complimented TEAM OCHRI for celebrating Silver Jubilee of THOA 1994 and promoting organ donation in society. She further added & said that “The main purpose of the Act is to regulate the removal, storage and transplantation of human organs for therapeutic purposes and to prevent commercial dealings in human organs.”
Dr. Anup Marar- OCHRI Director, Dr. S.J. Acharya- Transplant Physician, Dr. Kuldeep Sukhadeve-Senior Pediatrician and others also visited and praised the creative effort of OCHRI Team.
Dr. Neeta Deshpande, Dr. Noorul Ameen, Dr. Usha Gawande, Sr. Jessy Abraham, Sr. Jaysmita, Mrs. Manjiri Damle, Mrs. Saramma, Mr. Avinash Ganar and Mr. Ravindra Singandhupe successfully organized the whole event.