CII, YI to create awareness on organ donation

With the gap in human organs demand and supply increasing year on year, the local chapters of CII and Yi have joined hands with 12 major hospitals here to create awareness on the need for organ donation among the public in a sustained but conspicuous manner.

Coimbatore: With the gap in human organs demand and supply increasing year on year, the local chapters of CII and Yi have joined hands with 12 major hospitals here to create awareness on the need for organ donation among the public in a sustained but conspicuous manner.

As part of promoting awareness across the city on organ donation, the healthcare panel of CII, Coimbatore Zone has put up hoardings, posters, standees, circulating brochures in Engligh and Tamil and advertisements, Dr Raja Sabapathy, convenor of the panel, told reporters here today.

Stating that about five lakh people die each year, who can potentially be saved if they could get a donor organ, he said one donor can give life to a minimum of eight people.

The campaign has many phases throughout the course of the year addressing industries, institutions, associations and public at large, he said.

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