World organ donation day- 13th august 2021

 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

World organ donation day- 13th august 2021

 “World organ donation day”

 Program Details

Venue                                                   :  Anaikkum Karangal, opposite to Pazhavanthangal police station, Nanganallur,  Chennai-600061

Date                                                    :  13/8/2021

Day                                                      :  Friday

Program motto                               : “Help someone to live, even after your death”                         

Total number of beneficiaries  : 41

No of males                                      : 21

No of females                                  : 20

Target population                          : General

To help the people realize that volunteering to donate their organs after death and debunk the myth related to donating organs. To encourage people to donate their healthy organs after death in order to save more lives. Donating organs like eyes, kidney, lungs, heart, pancreas etc can help save lives of those who are suffering from chronic illness. Using placards, the necessity of organ donation was done.

 Storytelling session- about donating organs after death can be life changing for many people.

  This was followed by free dental checkup and demonstrated the correct tooth brushing technique using a mannequin and methods for explaining the oral hygiene patients were also encouraged to get their treatment in our hospital at subsidized treatment fee.