Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School, Abadpura, Jalandhar

Updated on Monday, February 11, 2019
  • On 7th February 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the Principal Mrs. Paramjeet Kaur of Govt. Girls Senior Secondary School, Abadpura, Jalandhar to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their 12th standard arts students. Around 25 students participated in the program.


    Mrs. Paramjeet Kaur, Principal 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 principal. She encouraged the students to aware the society about organ donation and also how transplant can change lives are extremely powerful. She ended up saying donate organs is a generous and a worthwhile decision that can save lives.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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