MOHAN Foundation Conducts Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Red Cross - Punjab, Chandigarh - Session 130

Updated on Wednesday, September 26, 2018
  • On 25th September 2018, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the secretary, Red Cross – Punjab, Chandigarh to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their First Aid Students at Vivekanand Bhawan, Chandigarh. Around 25 participants from various parts of Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh College Students, Patient Care Attendants, Home Nursing, Nannies and Bus Conductors participated in the program.


    Mr. Santosh Kumar, State Training Supervisor addressed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on organ donation to the participants.


    Participants were given a presentation on organ donation and Brain Death by Ms. Deepika Arora.


    In her talk she explained the following points: -

    • Organ donation types and who can be a donor
    • Organ donation statistics in India
    • 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 a Donor card
    • To pledge their organs they can register at MOHAN Foundation


     The entire group was so energized that they support the organ donation movement in a big way. It was indeed an amazing session.


    After the talk participants asked a few questions which were answered to their satisfaction.

    Source-Ms. Deepika Arora
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