Awareness Session on Organ Donation at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Sector-26, Chandigarh

Updated on Monday, December 30, 2019
  • On 30th December 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the NSS Program Officer Mrs Chaitalya to conduct an awareness talk on Organ Donation for their NSS Students at Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Sector-26, Chandigarh. Approximately 50 students from class 12th attended the session.

    Mrs. Chaitalya addressed the students and gave a brief introduction on Organ Donation to their students.

    Firstly, Neha Sharma introduced herself to the students and started asking students that which organs can be donated while living and India is facing an acute shortage of Organ Donors and too many people waiting for transplant.

    Students were given an introduction & presentation on how important is Organ donation and tissue donation by Ms. Neha Sharma.

    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 the Donor card
    • To pledge their organs they can register at MOHAN Foundation
    • MOHAN Foundation’s mission & vision

    All the students got motivated and convinced to support organ donation. Students did applaud in the end for the efforts taken by MOHAN Foundation. Mrs. Chaitalya encouraged the students to aware the society about Organ Donation and also signed and pledged the Donor Card.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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