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Organ donations can give new lease of life - ‎13 hours ago‎
More than 1500 Australians are waiting for a life-saving organ or tissue transplant and another 12,000 are on dialysis waiting for a new kidney.
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Surgeon Says Apps May Turn Organ Donation Support Into 'Concrete Action'

Kaiser Health News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Traditionally, the registry for organ donation has been run through state motor vehicle departments, and people can register when getting their driver's license.

Motorcyclist's death saves lives through organ donation

Windsor Star - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Niva Segatto, chair of the Windsor-Essex Gift of Life Association, said timing is a crucial factor when it comes to organ transplants. For the recipients, Josh's donations may have seemed like a miraculous rescue. “When you're sick and need a lung ...
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Inter-ministerial committee set up to promote organ donations

Economic Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: A huge gap between availability and requirement of organs contributes to illegal trade, the government today said, noting that it has formed an inter- ministerial committee to coordinate all activities relating to promotion of organ ...

NHH reports good organ-donation stats

Northumberland Today - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
COBOURG - The local community has a significantly generous record when it comes to organ donations. Northumberland Hills Hospital director of communications and community engagement Jennifer Gillard reports that 40% of Cobourg residents have ...
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Hong Kong among world's worst for organ donations

South China Morning Post - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Hong Kong's rate of organ donation is among the lowest in the world, according to a Legislative Council study, which reported only 5.8 donors for every million people in the city.
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Kin of brain-dead 10-year-old boy donate his organs, save 4

Times of India - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
MUMBAI: A 10-year-old Vile Parle boy's family donated his organs after he was declared brain dead on Saturday to save the lives of four patients, including two children suffering from end-stage kidney disease, said Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre ...

Carol Williams: Organ donations have broad impacts

Boulder Daily Camera - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
His donations went further in enhancing the lives of countless other people. My objective now is to spread the word about organ donation. Please consider the impact of donating and do the research you need to feel comfortable making this decision to ...

Thornlie organ recipient promotes organ donations

Community Newspaper Group - ‎17 hours ago‎
THORNLIE resident Yousif Hanna says the “magical phone call” from doctors to tell him they had a liver for an organ transplant was lifesaving. Two years ago he became ill with end-stage liver disease, with no obvious causes. Mr Hanna is no stranger to ...

Dr. Campbell: Organ donations made easier via new iPhone app

WNCN - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
In the U.S., one person every hour dies waiting for an organ transplant, and a single donor can save up to eight lives. More than 120,000 Americans are currently waiting for a lifesaving transplant.

Survivor helps groups promote CPR training, organ donation - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
As part of spreading the word, Ms. Kline told her story at “Save Lives to the Beat,” an advocacy event to promote hands-only CPR training and organ donation. With Zumba and Frisbees, representatives from the American Heart Association and CORE, the ...

Mom's story shows importance of organ donations - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Even in death, Jack would still help others by donating his organs. His heart went to an 11-year-old girl named Abby in Utah whose own heart had failed.
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Education is the key to raising number of organ donors in city

South China Morning Post - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
There has been much talk in Hong Kong about how to raise their organ donation rates. While some correspondents have suggested [opt out] legislation is required to ensure the city has more organ donors, I think that education is crucial. This should ...
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Saving Lives By Dispelling Myths About Organ Donations

Mississippi Public Broadcasting (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
So, I am very, very thankful," said Payne. Payne is 42-years old now and married. Kevin Stump is with Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency, an organization that facilitates organ and tissue donations. He says about 70 Mississippians donate organs annually.

Denise Joniec, from Vermont South, wants more people to register as organ donors, just as her husband Richard did

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Mrs Joniec said she and Richard had always talked about organ donation, and when it was clear he wouldn't survive, staff at the hospital started to ask them about it too.
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Valerie Armstrong 'inspired others' with organ donation

ITV News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Valerie Armstrong "inspired" others with her life-giving organ donation, Fr Pat Sheehan told those attending her funeral in Poleglass.

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Youngstown Vindicator - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Apple wants to encourage millions of iPhone owners to register as organ donors through a software update that will add an easy sign-up button to the health information app that comes installed on every smartphone the company makes.

[LISTEN] Organ donations in SA on the decline

Eyewitness News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
JOHANNESBURG - Out of 50 million South Africans, only 80,000 are registered organ donors. Jooste Vermeulen, Director of Communications at the Organ Donor Foundation, says it is as simple as making a choice and saying: "I want to be an organ donor.".
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Organ donation is need of the hour: Irrfan Khan

The Siasat Daily - ‎2 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan today lent support to an organ donation campaign, “More To Give”, and said nothing is more beautiful than a dead person giving life to others.

Through organ donation, a Fargo family's tragedy turned into a 'miracle'

WDAY6 - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Bobbi Fetzer holds a photo of her son Michael Fetzer Friday, July 15, 2016, who donated multiple organs to others after he was killed in an accident in 2011.