On 15th Sept 2021, Ms. Jaya Jairam conducted an online awareness session on Organ Donation for GetSetUp Club members which included participants across the world.
Ms. Jaya Jairam introduced MOHAN Foundation its Mission, Vision and then she explained the concept of organ and tissue donation. Then she explained types of death i.e. circulatory death, brain death. She also explained in detail about brain death declaration through apnoea test and procedure of deceased organ donation and live organ donation. She elaborated procedures of skin, eye and bone donation to the members of the club.
After that Ms. Jaya Jairam explained barriers of organ donation i.e. myths and facts related to organ donation and how it impacts an individual’s decision to donate. 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. Ms. Jaya answered all the queries of the participants promptly.
Ms. Jaya Jairam spoke thereafter, inviting the participants to join MOHAN Foundation's internship and volunteering program. Details of Organ Donation Helpline No 1800 103 7100 was also shared. Online link to the donor card was shared in order to enable the public to take pledge. Close to 20 participants attended session & about 8 participants pledged online to become organ donors.
We would like to thank GetSetUp Team members for inviting us and supporting the cause of organ donation.