An awareness session on Organ Donation conducted during Ramnavami Celebration

Updated on Tuesday, April 19, 2022
  • On 10th April 2022, organ donation awareness talk was conducted by Mr. Jagdish Borude at Laxminagar, Uruli Kanchan, Pune.

    The programme was organized by Mr. Amit Kanchan - President of BJP, Uruli Kanchan City on the occasion of Ramnavami.The main aim of this talk was to create awareness about organ donation to the general public.

    Mr. Jagdish introduced himself and MOHAN Foundation and then started his presentation by asking the participants to take a moment and think about how they personally felt about Organ Donation.

    He then discussed the following topics on organ donation

    • Why donate organs? – There is a scarcity of organ donation in India, which causes a huge gap between the need and availability of organs.
    • Who can donate?  According to law the difference between

                 1. Living donor

                 2. Deceased donor

    • How THOA has classified related and unrelated donors?
    • Concept of brain death, which was new to many of them, was explained in detail.
    • What can be donated after brain death and circulatory death?
    • Eye and Skin donation and its procedures were explained in a simple way
    • Scenario of organ donation in India Vis-à-vis rest of the world
    • Some of the myths and facts were discussed in detail
    • MOHAN Foundation Helpline number was displayed to the participants.


     Around 1000 audience were present for this event. We thank Mr. Amit Kanchan for inviting us and supporting the cause of organ donation

    Source-Mr. Jagdish Borude
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