On 24th October, 2013 an awareness session on organ donation and transplantation was organised by MOHAN Foundation, Delhi-NCR in association with Organ Receiving and Giving Awareness Network (ORGAN) India - an initiative by The Parashar Foundation at Egon Zehnder, Gurgaon.
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The talk was initiated by Ms, Sunayana Arora, ORGAN India. The session was conducted by Ms. Pallavi Kumar, Executive Director, MOHAN Foundation, Delhi-NCR. In her presentation she introduced the Foundation and elaborated on the efforts made over the years to engage public interest in deceased organ donation in the country. She also stated the dismal statistics with regard to organ donation in the country. Further; she wished there is more involvement of the Government to strengthen the deceased organ donation programme in the country and emphasized on how each one of us can proactively spread the word to promote the cause.
22 people attended and everyone signed the donor card and few of them picked it up for their family members. Totally 45 donor cards were distributed.