MOHAN Foundation conducted an Awareness Session for the Neurosurgery PG Students of NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Updated on Tuesday, January 31, 2023
  • On 4th January 2023, MOHAN Foundation conducted sensitization program for the Neurosurgery Post Graduate Students of Psychiatric Social Work Department NIMHANS

    Mrs. Ranjini Shankar, initiated the session by introducing MOHAN Foundation, its mission, vision and then she explained the concepts of organ and tissue donation. She discussed about the types of death i.e., cardiac death and brain death, details about brain death declaration through Apnoea test and few other clinical  tests and procedure of deceased organ donation and live organ donation.

    Mrs. Ranjini Shankar elaborated the procedure of eye, skin and bone donation. After that, she explained the barriers of organ donation i.e., myths and facts related to organ donation and how it impacts in the minds of the public, she explained about the donor card and how one can become an organ donor and also elaborated the volunteering training activities conducted by MOHAN Foundation for volunteers interested in supporting the noble cause of organ donation.

    Mrs. Ranjini Shankar spoke thereafter, inviting the participants to join MOHAN Foundation’s internship and volunteering program. About 25 participants attended the session and all the participants took the donor cards and pledged for organ donation.

    MOHAN Foundation conveys its gratitude to the NIMHANS Bengaluru for choosing to support this life-saving cause.

    Source-Mrs. Ranjini Shankar MS
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