MOHAN Foundation Conducts Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at National Dairy Research Institute - Karnal, Haryana

Updated on Wednesday, August 21, 2019
  • On 13th August 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the Ms. Sunita Grover Professor & HOD Microbiology to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their students at National Dairy Research Institute - Karnal, Haryana. Around 400 Students & Faculty participated in the program. 

    Mr. S K Dewan addressed the audience telling them about how important is Organ Donation and it provides the opportunity to improve the quality of life and saving lives of others. It is the greatest gift one can ever give.

    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 6 myths with 6 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 and how they became a legacy
    • Importance of the Donor card
    • To pledge their organs they can register at MOHAN Foundation
    • MOHAN Foundation's mission & vision

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    Few questions were asked by the participants

    • What is body donation?
    • How much liver can be donated?

     

    The entire group got motivated and was an interactive session all the questioned have been answered and 100 donor cards being picked by the participants. In the end they showed great interest and would like to do more programs with MOHAN Foundation. Our special thanks to Ms. Sunita Grover for organising the session.



    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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