On 14th September 2021, 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 attended the program. The participants included college students, patient care attendants, home nursing, nannies and bus conductors.
Mr. Santosh Kumar addressed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on organ donation to the participants.
Ms. Neha Sharma Katoch started asking the participants what is organ donation and has anybody ever donated blood. After knowing the status of the participants she started her talk on organ donation.
Participants were given an introduction and presentation on organ donation and brain death by Ms. Neha Sharma Katoch.
In this talk, she explained the following points: -
The entire group got motivated and convinced to support organ donation and they would love to share their wish with their families and also respect for the body after death. Around 10 of them have pledged online. Brochures were also given to the participants.