On 15th February 2018, MOHAN Foundation was invited by Dr. Shreyas Gupte, HOD of YMT Dental College to conduct anorgan donation awareness for the students and staffon the occasion of Oral Maxillofacial day.
After sharing a brief introduction about MOHAN Foundation and its activities, Mrs. Jaya Jairam spoke about what is Organ Donation, why is it needed, who can be donors and the process of how organ donation and transplantation is done. She also discussed the various barriers, myths and facts relating to organ donation. She also went on to share her personal experience of receiving a kidney.
A lot of queries were asked regarding the process of organ donation as well as the process of registration on the waiting list. A few people were also curious to know the difference between brain death and cardiac death.
We thank Dr. Shreyas Gupte for organizing this session, thereby supporting the cause.