MOHAN Foundation Conducts Awareness Talk on Organ Donation for NCC Cadets & JCOs at NCC Academy - Ropar, Punjab

Updated on Monday, July 15, 2019
  • On 13th July 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the Commandant, Col K. Balaji to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their NCC Cadets, 5 Officers, 8 ANOs & 09 NCOs. Around 680 Cadets from various schools and Colleges of Haryana participated in the program.

    Mr. Sudhir Dewan started the lecture giving general information about Organ Donation.

    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 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 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

    The entire audience got motivated and it was an interactive session with the Cadets.

    The awareness talk ended with a vote of thanks by Col. K. Balaji. He encouraged the Cadets to be aware and spread message of organ donation to their families and friends.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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