- Organ donation day attempts to eliminate the myths about organ donation
- Organ donation can give a new life to someone in need
- Many vital organs can be donated which can save someone’s life
Organ donation day is observed on 13 August every year. This day strives to motivate people to donate their healthy and precious organs after death to save lives. There is a huge number of population which dies due to organ failure in India. As per the National Health Portal, 500,000 people die due to non-availability of organs. Organ donation day also tries to spread information and make people aware about organ donation. It attempts to eliminate the myths and fears people have in their mind about organ donation. Organ donation can be life-changing for many. This practice can give a new life to the ones in need.
Organ Donation Day 2019: Importance
Organ donation is a gift of life. A donor can initiate to donate organs like heart, liver, intestine, kidneys, lungs and pancreas after his or her death. Later these organs can be transplanted into another person who is in urgent requirement. As per the national guidelines, anyone can be an organ donor irrespective of age, caste, religion and community. Organ donation day urges people of all communities to come forth and donate organs to save precious lives.