MOHAN Foundation was invited by Mr. Vijay Kumar, faculty of Little Flower Degree College, Hyderabad, to conduct organ donation awareness session ...
On 26th November, 2015, MOHAN Foundation was invited by Choudhry family who arrange Blood donation camp every year in the ...
On 24 November 2015, 20 Cadets of 1TN NCC Air Wing were invited to MOHAN Foundation Chennai, to learn about organ and tissue donation. This was in ...
Organ Donation Awareness Talk at Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur on 7th December 2015
Exposure visit of students from Gandhi Community College, Thiruvallur District on 30th Nov. 2015
Awareness session on Organ donation at Jamia College on Novemeber 30,2015
Doctors will only focus on saving your life — not somebody else's. You'll be seen by a doctor whose specialty most closely matches your illness. Whether you have pledged to donate your organs or not, there will be no difference in the medical treatment given to you. Organ donation can only occur after brain death has been declared by physicians who are not in any way connected with organ retrieval or the transplant teams. The doctor in charge of your care has nothing to do with transplantation.
In many western countries an adult is asked to make a choice if he/she wants to be a donor. In India, this final choice is left to the family. In case of brain death of a person carrying a donor card, the family still needs to approve the donation of organs. Family consent is essential.
No. The family of an organ or tissue donor is never responsible for costs related to donation. Your family will be only charged for the cost of all final efforts to save your life.
A road traffic accident is the most common cause of brain death in India. The victim is taken to the emergency ward and then into ICU. The cost of the treatment during these crucial times is charged to the patient. Once brain death has been certified and the patient’s family has given consent for organ donation, the costs incurred towards organ retrieval do not go to the patient.
The decision to use organs is based on various medical criteria, not age alone. It may be that a few organs are suitable for donation, while others are not. The doctors will decide at the time of death whether a person’s organs and tissues are suitable for transplantation.
A few guidelines with regard to age and organ donation: