Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Brahmrishi Yoga Training College, Sector 19 A, Chandigarh

Updated on Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • On 20th November 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the NSS Program Officer Dr Ruchi Bawa of Brahmrishi Yoga Training College, Sector 19 A, Chandigarh to conduct an awareness talk on Organ Donation for their NSS students. Around 40 students and 7 teachers participated in the program.

    Dr. Ruchi Bawa, NSS Program Officer addressed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on organ donation to the participants.

    Firstly, Ms. Neha Sharma introduced herself to the students and started asking students that which organs can be donated while living? Most of the students were aware about kidney transplant and Blood.

    Participants were given an introduction and presentation on organ donation and brain death 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

    The entire group got motivated and convinced to support organ donation. The awareness talk was ended with a vote of thanks by Dr Ruchi Bawa (NSS Program Officer). She encouraged the students to aware the society about organ donation and also to share their wish with their families. She ended up saying Organ donation promotes a noble humane spirit in a society.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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