Awareness Session on Organ Donation at Govt. Model Senior Secondary School Sector 40 B, Chandigarh

Updated on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
  • On 1th May2018, MOHAN Foundation was invited by Mrs. Sarbjeet Kaur, Principal, Govt. Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 40B, Chandigarh to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their students which was held in a big classroom. Around 35 students participated in the program.


    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.


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


    The entire group got motivated and convinced to support organ donation and they would love to share their wish with their families and sharing the gift of life. All the participants picked up the donor cards.


    Questions and discussion after the awareness-

    1. In which case organ donation cannot be done?


    The awareness talk ended with a vote of thanks by Mrs. Sarbjeet Kaur, Principal. She encouraged the students to aware the society about organ donation and take a pledge to donate the organs.

    Source-Ms. Aakriti Negi
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