MOHAN Foundation Conducts Awareness Talk on Organ Donation at Red Cross – Punjab, Chandigarh – Session 183

Updated on Wednesday, September 18, 2019
  • On 18th September 2019, 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 40 participants from various parts of Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh College Students, Patient Care Attendants, Home Nursing, Nannies and Bus Conductors participated in the session.

    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
    • Myths about 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

    The entire group was highly interested and that they will support organ donation movement in a big way. They were motivated and would also tell their family and friends about their wishes to donate organs.



    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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