New Delhi, April 27, 2022:Twenty students from Class XII of Apeejay School Pitampura and 10 students from Apeejay School Saket and Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park attended a Conference on Organ Donation & Transplantation on 27th April 2022 organised by PhD Chamber of Commerce & Industry. They interacted with Dr Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
The panel discussion included medical experts ranging from international cardiologist Dr. Sameer Gupta and Dr Jauhari from Sri Ganga Ram hospital.
Major problems faced by the NOTTO (National Organ and Tissue Transplantation Organisation) were discussed, like lack of awareness amongst the masses, differentiation between cadaveric organ donation and donation by a brain stem dead individual, implementation of policies, and issue of allocation of resources.
The school had taken a great initiative for the students to be involved in such awareness programs as the youth is the future and they should be aware of these issues of the society.