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06Dec/18

This beautiful two-year-old girl has died – now her mum has this important request to everyone – Hull Daily Mail


Hull Daily Mail
This beautiful two-year-old girl has died – now her mum has this important request to everyone
Hull Daily Mail
“In her little life she changed many people’s minds about signing up and ten years on we are still as keen to spread awareness about the miracle organ donation. “In her memory I try and educate and spread awareness of how important it is to be on the …

04Dec/18

Kidney disease fails to break Lumby man’s spirit – Vernon Morning Star


Vernon Morning Star
Kidney disease fails to break Lumby man’s spirit
Vernon Morning Star
“Currently Cole is the only person on the waitlist for a combined kidney and pancreas transplant for this blood type,” said wife Karen. “This means he may be waiting as little as a few weeks or even as long as five years or more before viable organs

04Dec/18

Organ transplant recipients express thanks and also thank new donors in advance – Peninsula News Review


Peninsula News Review
Organ transplant recipients express thanks and also thank new donors in advance
Peninsula News Review
B.C. Transplant’s annual Operation Popcorn is taking place on Vancouver Island this week, with organ recipients visiting hospitals to deliver caramel corn to health care staff in operating rooms, intensive care units and emergency rooms. The initiative

04Dec/18

Hastings father’s new lease of life after double lung transplant – Hastings and St. Leonards Observer


Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
Hastings father’s new lease of life after double lung transplant
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
There is a Facebook page called Hastings Donates where James has posted information about the importance of organ donation and offers training tips for those wanting to run the half-marathon. James said: “The team already has around 30 to 40 people …

02Dec/18

Medical students calling on government to take action on Alberta’s low rate of organ donors – Toronto Star


Toronto Star
Medical students calling on government to take action on Alberta’s low rate of organ donors
Toronto Star
It’s really unfortunate because Alberta is lagging behind on the public education and public awareness portion of organ donation,” Kim said. It’s why a group of medical students from the University of Calgary and University of Alberta are meeting with

02Dec/18

The 31-year-old facing a lifetime on dialysis after his third kidney transplant fails – WalesOnline


WalesOnline
The 31-year-old facing a lifetime on dialysis after his third kidney transplant fails
WalesOnline
“I was devastated when I was told that my transplant kidney had failed again. I really felt like I was back to square one,” said Murray, who is now travelling to Llandrindod Wells Hospital three times a week to receive treatment which takes between

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01Dec/18

Ex-UNLV soccer star Simon Keith needs second heart transplant – Las Vegas Review-Journal


Las Vegas Review-Journal
Ex-UNLV soccer star Simon Keith needs second heart transplant
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Usually when I receive a text message from Simon Keith, it’s a tip about a young soccer phenom from Las Vegas, or to confirm the llamas will be back at his foundation’s annual golf tournament that raises so much money and awareness for organ donation