On 16th July 2021, Dr. Jimmy Gupta conducted an online awareness session on organ donation Inner Wheel Club of Indore Uptown District 304 members.
Dr. Jimmy introduced MOHAN Foundation and its mission, vision and then she explained the concept of organ and tissue donation. Then she explained types of death i.e. cardiac death, brain death. She also explained in detail about brain death declaration through Apnea test and procedure of deceased organ donation and live organ donation. She elaborated procedure of skin, eye and bone donation to the gathering.
After that Dr. Jimmy explained barriers of organ donation i.e. myths and facts related to organ donation and how it impacts on organ donation. She also explained about the donor card and how one can become an organ donor and elaborated the volunteering training activities conducted by MOHAN Foundation for volunteers interested to support the noble cause of organ donation. Dr. Jimmy answered all the queries of the participants promptly
Dr. Jimmy spoke thereafter, inviting the participants to join MOHAN Foundation's internship and volunteering program. Details of organ donation helpline number 1800 103 7100 was also shared. Online link to the donor card was shared in order to enable the public to take pledge.
About 40 participants attended session & pledged online to become organ donor. Lastly Ms. Reeta Agarwal gave vote of thanks to Dr. Jimmy for conducting the valuable session.
We would like to thank Mrs. Monica Purohit, President of Inner Wheel Club of Indore Uptown District 304 and Ms. Sapna Majumdar for inviting us and supporting the cause of organ donation.