Awareness Talk on Organ Donation for NCC Cadets & JCOs at NCC Academy - Ropar, Punjab

Updated on Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • On 28th May 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the Commandant, Col Navjot Singh Kang to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their NCC Cadets, 03 Officers, 6 ANOs & 05 NCOs. Around 800 Cadets from various schools of Punjab participated in the program.

    Col. Navjot Singh Kang addressed the audience telling them about the importance of Organ Donation and it provides the opportunity to improve the quality of life and saving the lives of others. It is the greatest gift one can ever give. Col. Kang informed that he has pledged all his organs.

    Mr. Dewan started the lecture by giving general information about Organ Donation.

    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 organ donors being shared with the participants and how they became a legacy
    • Importance of Donor card
    • To pledge their organs they can register at MOHAN Foundation
    • MOHAN Foundation mission & vision

    The entire audience got motivated and it was an interactive session with the Cadets.

    The awareness talk ended with a vote of thanks by Col. Navjot Singh Kang. He encouraged the Cadets to be aware and spread message of organ donation to their families and friends.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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