Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Guru Nanak Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Sector 30-B, Chandigarh

Updated on Monday, December 23, 2019
  • On 22nd December 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by Mrs. Mandeep Kaur, NSS Program Officer in Guru Nanak Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Sector 30-B, Chandigarh to conduct an awareness talk on Organ Donation for their NSS Students. Approximately 80 students from class 12th attended the session.

    Mrs. Mandeep Kaur, NSS Program Officer addressed the students and gave a brief introduction on Organ Donation to their students.

    Students were given an introduction & presentation on how important is organ donation and tissue donation and too many people waiting for transplant 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.  Around 30 students pledged their organs by signing the Donor Cards. Students did applaud in the end for the efforts taken by MOHAN Foundation.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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