Organ Donation Awareness Session at Govt. Model Senior Secondary School, Sector-37 D, Chandigarh

Updated on Tuesday, November 26, 2019
  • On 25th November 2019, MOHAN Foundation was invited by the Principal Mrs Nirmal Sharma of Govt. Model Senior Secondary School Sector-37 D to conduct an awareness talk on organ donation for their NSS students. Around 75 students participated in the program.

    Mrs. Archana Jagdev, NSS Program Officer addressed the gathering and gave a brief introduction on organ donation to the participants.

    Firstly, Ms. Neha Sharma introduced herself to the students and started asking students that which organs can be donated while living? Most of the students were aware about kidney transplant and liver transplant.

    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
    • Importance of the Donor card
    • To pledge their organs they can register at MOHAN Foundation
    • MOHAN Foundation’s mission & vision

    The entire group got motivated and convinced to support organ donation. The awareness talk ended with a vote of thanks by the Principal Mrs.Nirmal Sharma. She encouraged the students to make society aware about organ donation and added that transplants can change lives and is extremely powerful. She ended by saying that donating organs is a generous and a worthwhile decision that can save lives.

    Source-Ms. Neha Sharma
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