Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Ishwar Singh Dev Samaj Senior Secondary School, Sector 21-C, Chandigarh

Updated on Thursday, December 26, 2019
  • On 24th December 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the NSS Program Officer Mrs. Chetna to conduct an awareness talk on Organ Donation for their NSS Students. Approximately 110 students from class 12th attended the session.

    Mrs, Chetna 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.

    Few questions were asked by the students

    Why is the family so important in case of Organ Donation?

    All the questioned have been answered in the end and they would love to share their wish with their family members. Also, want to raise awareness on Organ Donation.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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