MOHAN Foundation Conducts Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Red Cross - Punjab, Chandigarh - Session 103

Updated on Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • On 12thMarch 2018, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the secretary, Red Cross – Punjab, Chandigarh to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their First Aid Students at Vivekanand Bhawan, Chandigarh. Around 50 participants from various parts of Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh College Students, Patient Care Attendants, Home Nursing, Nannies and Bus Conductors participated in the program.


    Mr Santosh Kumar, State Training Supervisor addressed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on organ donation to the participants.


    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 6 myths with 6 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
    • Importance of Donor card
    • To pledge their organs they can register at Mohan Foundation
    • MOHAN Foundation mission & vision


    Few questions were asked by the participants

    • What is body donation?
    • How do you keep your organs healthy?
    • If my family agrees to donate, who receives it?


    The entire group got motivated and convinced to support organ donation

    All the questioned have been answered and all the participants picked up the donor cards.

    Source-Ms. Aakriti Negi
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