On 13th Aug 2021 at 12 pm, Dr Jimmy conducted an online awareness session on Organ Donation on the occasion of World Organ Donation Day for Employees of Wellsure India.
Dr Jimmy Gupta 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. 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.
Few queries asked were regarding Conditional donation and Pancreas Transplant. Dr Jimmy answered all the queries of the participants promptly. She spoke thereafter, inviting the participants to join MOHAN Foundation’s 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.
About 82 participants attended session & few pledged online to become Organ Donor. Lastly Ms Soma Monani gave vote of thanks to Dr Jimmy for conducting the valuable session.
MOHAN Foundation would like to thank Ms Soma Monani for inviting us and supporting the cause of Organ Donation.