Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Doaba College, Laxmi Pura, Jalandhar – Session 3

Updated on Monday, March 18, 2019
  • On 13th March 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the Head of Department Prof. Arshdeep Singh of Doaba College, Laxmi Pura, Jalandhar to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their B.Sc., (Computer Science 2nd and 4th Semester) students. Around 15 students were participated in the program.

    Prof. Arshdeep Singh addressed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on organ donation to the participants.

    Firstly, Dr. Shilpa 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.

    Participants were given an introduction and presentation on organ donation and brain death by Dr. Shilpa.

    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.

    The awareness talk ended with a vote of thanks by the vice principal. He encouraged the students to aware the society about organ donation and also how transplant can change lives are extremely powerful. He ended up saying donate organs is a generous and a worthwhile decision that can save lives.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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