On 3rd October, 2016, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the secretary, Red Cross – Punjab, Chandigarh to conduct an awareness talk for their first aid students at Vivekanand Bhawan, Chandigarh. Around 35 Students from various parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh patient care attendants and home nursing, air hostess participated in the session. Students were given an introduction and presentation on organ donation and brain death by Deepika Arora.
In this talk she explained the following Points
What is organ donation
When is organ tTransplant needed
Type of donors
Tissues and organs that can be donated
Importance of donor card
Difference between natural death and brain death.
It was very interactive session. The discussion was on organ allocation. 3 Donor cards were taken by the participants.