Columbia Asia launches campaign to encourage organ donationAugust 13, 2020 0 By FM
Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bangalore has launched its #LeaveLifeBehind initiative on August 13 to encourage organ donation and emphasise its importance.
The company initiated the campaign across all the hospital units in the city and via social media, to spread awareness and help people to register themselves as donors.
In India, less than about 0.5 million people volunteer to donate their organs, revealed the company. Since the pandemic there has been a 30% decrease in organ donation cases, it added.
Columbia Asia operates 11 hospitals in India located in the cities of Bangalore, Mysore, Kolkata, Delhi NCR (Ghaziabad and Gurgaon), Pune and Patiala.
Any individual who would like to be a part of #LeaveLifeBehind campaign and to pledge organ for a kind cause can register at https://www.columbiaindiahospitals.com/healtharticles/pledge-our-organs .