MOHAN Foundation (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization started to promote organ donation in 1997 in Chennai by philanthropists and medical professionals led by Dr. Sunil Shroff. Headquartered in Chennai, it has offices in Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Visakhapatnam, Chandigarh and New Delhi.
MOHAN ( Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network ) Chandigarh chapter represented by Sudhir Dewan were invited by AFWWA ) Air Force Wives Welfare Association) to do awareness about its organ donation activities to the Air Force Wives at 3 BRD, Chandigarh.
6th World Organ Donation Day falls on 27th November 2010. MOHAN Foundation (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) organised a special curtain-raiser event to mark this special day- an intercollegiate Short film & Ad spot competition, “Take 2, Give a 2nd Chance at Life!”, on the theme of organ donation on 25th November 2010.
National Organ Donor week is celebrated every year from 8th to 14th August. This year, MOHAN Foundation (Multi Organ Harvesting Aid Network) is organising “Organ-o-Cultural 2010”, a programme to commemorate the deceased organ donors who have passed on their life to others.
23 years old Balachander, who hails from Tiruchinapally, Tamilnadu, was working as a Safety Officer with L&T Limited at Kadapa. He was going by Tata Sumo for routine office related purchases on 16th May when he met with an accident. He was immediately rushed to Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad.
World Kidney Day - 11th March 2010 - focuses on the importance of our kidneys and the vital role that they play in helping us lead healthy lives. The growing incidence of Chronic Kidney Disease has led to an enormous number of patients on dialysis. For these patients, their only hope of ever living a normal life comes from a kidney transplant. The families of deceased donors, by donating the organs of their loved ones even in the midst of their grief, help patients with organ failure get a renewed lease of life.
When the entire country was engrossed in Durga Puja festivities and giving in to sweet cravings on Vijaya Dasami, the family of a 22 year old very silently, decided to make a difference to the society.