August 13 is observed as World Organ Donation. This day strives to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation & encourage people to take a pledge.
During the ongoing Pandemic organ failure was a main comorbid issue. Organs donated by a single person can save upto 8 lives.
A person can donate heart, kidney, pancreas, lungs, liver, intestines, hands, face, tissues, bone marrow, and stem cells.
‘Gift an Organ’, Goa Chapter is holding a webinar, ‘Life is a gift, pass it on’ for creating awareness on organ donation on the
occasion of ‘Organ Donation Day’ (August 13). Young Indians – CII will be presenting an organ donation awareness talk by Dr Priyanka Raikar, Vertical Chair of Gift an Organ, Goa Chapter today on August 13 at 4 to 5 pm. The video call
link for Google Meet is https://
Young Indians – Gift an Organ has created a video on ‘Pledge your organs, save lives’ along with a team of eminent doctors of Goa to amplify awareness about organ donation. Expressing sincere gratitude to all the doctors for their valuable time and helping in transforming lives, Dr Priyanka Raikar, founder of ‘Miracle Paediatric Neuro Therapy Clinics’ has appealed to the public to pledge their organs by filling the details in the form on the link