Mohan foundation helps those who are in need of organs | Sending an SMS to 93924 56355 is sufficient for taking membership of Mohan foundation

November 12th, 2010| In India.

Mohan foundation helps those who are in need of organs | Sending an SMS to 93924 56355 is sufficient for taking membership of Mohan foundation

Urologist Sunil Shroff was shaken by the condition of many patients who were suffering from improper functioning of various organs.  He then thought of collecting organs from the bodies of persons who met with a sudden death and to donate these organs to patients who are battling with life.  And this idea let to the establishment of ‘Mohan Foundation’.

Raghuram and Lalitha raghuram are looking after the activities of Mohan foundation in Andhra Pradesh.  They are working full time for this organization.  There is a tragedy behind their hard work for this organization.  Son of Raghuram and Lalitha Raghuram, Swamy Narayanan came to Hyderabad on 13th January, 2004 to celebrate his birthday.  He met with an accident near Punjagutta.  On admitting him in the hospitals doctors said that he is brain dead.  Raghuram and Lalitha Raghuram decided to donate his organs and this decision gave life to 5 persons.  Recognizing their services, CNN IBN channel honoured them  with ‘Real Heroes’ award.

Mohan foundation can be contacted for organs
If any organ is damaged due to illness of accidents, Mohan Foundation can be contacted for organs.  They can register their names at Osmania, NIMS, Medwin, Mediciti, KIMS, Global, CARE, Apollo, Star, Yashoda hospitals.  These hospitals will give information to the relatives of patients based on the availability of organs.

Some facts

  • At lease ten persons are dying because of unavailability of organs daily in India.  A new name is being registered for every 16 minutes requesting organs in the National Organ Transplant Waiting List.
  • Percentage of Organ transplantation is high in Tamil Nadu with the encouragement of Government.  20 – 40 percent organ transplantations being conducted in government hospitals.  This facility is not available in the government hospitals in Andhra Pradesh.

Who can donate organs?
Healthy persons in any age group can donate their organs.  Heart, liver, lungs, kidneys, small and large intestines, bones, eyes and bone marrow can be donated.

For memberships
Just send an SMS to 93924 56355 mentioning the name and address.  Membership card will be posted to the given address within 7 to 10 days.  There is no need to pay anything.

 

Celebrities who came forward to donate organs
Many celebrities have come forward to donate their organs with the efforts of Mohan foundation.  VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, Abhishek Bachan, Aiswarya Rai, John Abraham, Kunal Kapoor,  Nagarjuma, Revati, Madhavan and central minister Kanimoli are a few of them.

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