Ms. Chaitnaya Jonker addressing the Congress party members
- On May 21, 2015 MOHAN Foundation was invited to address the congress party members on organ donation at Lovely Public School, Krishna Nagar, New Delhi. The campaign on organ donation was organized in remembrance of former Prime Minister Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his 24th death anniversary.
Dr Anshu Gupta (Block Vice President, Mahila Congress, Preet Vihar, Delhi) took the initiative to organize the talk. She is also associated with Dr Subhash Gupta (Chief Liver Transplant Surgeon & Director CLBS, Apollo Hospital) as a liver Transplant Coordinator. The main objective of the campaign was to spread awareness on organ donation amongst the party members.
The program started with presentation on basic concepts of organ donation and transplantation by Dr. Suresh Singhvi (Chief Liver Transplant Surgeon, SGRH, New Delhi). Dr. Akshay Gupta (Consultant, Liver Transplant, SGRH) spoke on technical aspects of liver transplantation. Foundation’s representative gave information on organ donation, eye donation, cardiac death/brain death, donor card and types of donations. The counselor also handled individual queries in a professional manner.
Arvinder Singh Lovely and Anurudh Lal were few of the prominent Congress members who attended the program. Around 15-20 people attended the session and few donor cards were picked up.
Source-Ms. Chaitanya Jonker