Awareness talk on Organ Donation for NCC cadets & JCO’s at Kanya Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar, Punjab

Updated on Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • On 30th June 2018, MOHAN Foundation was invited by Col Jasbir Singh to conduct awareness talk on organ donation for their NCC cadets, 02 Officers, 05 ANO’s, 05 JCO’s. Around 392 cadets from 16 colleges and 8 schools of Punjab participated in the program.

    Captain Viji addressed the addressed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on organ donation to the participants.

    Firstly, Ms. Aakriti Negi introduced herself to the students and after that she asked the questions from students to check their knowledge about organ donation and transplantation. Telling them about how important is Organ Donation and the need for organ donors has never been greater. Also, has anyone ever donated blood? Many of them raised their hands.

    Participants were given an introduction and presentation on organ donation and brain death by Ms. Aakriti Negi.

    In this talk she explained the following points: -

    • Organ donation types and who can be a donor
    • The status of Organ Donation in India and their requirements vs donation rates
    • She challenged 5 myths with 5 facts on Organ Donation
    • Difference between natural death and brain death
    • Age is not a constraint in donating their organs.
    • Real life stories of an organ transplant being shared with the participants and how they became a legacy
    • Importance of Donor card
    • To pledge their organs they can register at MOHAN Foundation
    • MOHAN Foundation mission & vision

    The awareness talk ended with a vote of thanks by Col. Jasbir Singh and Captain Viji. They encouraged the cadets to create awareness and spread message of organ donation. The entire group got motivated and was an interactive session. All the questioned have been answered after the presentation and 30 donor cards being picked by the cadets along with the JCO’s.

    In the end they showed great interest and would like to do more programs with MOHAN Foundation.

     

    Special thanks to Col Jasbir Singh for inviting MOHAN FOUNDATION.

     

     



    Source-Aakriti Negi
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