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07Sep/14

Need to Promote Organ Donation Among School Children: Harsh Vardhan – NDTV


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Need to Promote Organ Donation Among School Children: Harsh Vardhan
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New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has said he would request the HRD Ministry to include passages and essays in school textbooks to encourage students to develop a positive attitude towards organ donation, particularly eye donation.
Government to encourage children for organ donationMizo News
Mass awareness should be generated on eye donation, says Dr Harsh VardhanDaily News & Analysis

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07Sep/14

Government to encourage children for organ donation – IBNLive

IBNLiveGovernment to encourage children for organ donationIBNLiveNew Delhi: The government would work to encourage children to develop a positive attitude towards organ donation, particularly for eye donation, union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has sa…

07Sep/14

Organ donor campaigning – Times of Malta

Organ donor campaigning
Times of Malta
Times of Malta’s Gozo correspondent Charles Spiteri signing a document making him an organ donor on the parvis of the church of Our Lady of the Nativity in Xagħra. A campaign, urging more people to become organ donors, is currently being run in Gozo by …

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07Sep/14

Members of Congress slam organ-donor policy for gays – DesMoinesRegister.com

Members of Congress slam organ-donor policy for gays
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“A.J.’s story is a particularly poignant example of the harms of our policies governing blood, tissue, and organ donation” by men who have sex with men, the letter says. The letter notes that a test done on Betts before the donation found no AIDS virus

07Sep/14

Asylum seeker death: Family’s organ donation wish unable to be granted – Sydney Morning Herald


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Asylum seeker death: Family’s organ donation wish unable to be granted
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Iranian asylum seeker Hamid Kehazaei, who died in a Brisbane hospital on Friday, will not have his organs donated, due to the illness he suffered leading up to his death. Mr Kehazaei, 24, had been declared brain-dead at the Mater Hospital following the …
Wish of Iranian asylum seeker’s family for organ donation ‘not possible’Courier Mail
Asylum seeker’s organ donation wish blocked by illnessGatton Star

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06Sep/14

Blood donation drive aims for Guinness record – Times of India

Blood donation drive aims for Guinness recordTimes of IndiaNAVI MUBAI: The Akhil Bharatiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad organized a nationwide blood donation drive on Saturday, with an aim to collect 1,00,000 units of blood on a single day. The organizatio…

06Sep/14

Walk aims to educate about organ donation – wivb.com

Walk aims to educate about organ donationwivb.comThe walk aims to educate and inspire people about the need for organ, eye, tissue and blood donation. Donor families carried green balloons, organ recipients carried white balloons and supporters carried…

06Sep/14

Cultural convictions deprive others of life – Organ donor can save seven lives – Sowetan


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Cultural convictions deprive others of life – Organ donor can save seven lives
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Fewer than the 573 of 2012. One of the reasons for such low organ transplant numbers is lack of education, said Samantha Volschenk, executive director of the Organ Donor Foundation. “Some people have never heard about organ donation.” Volschenk said …
Some 400 saved yearly thanks to organ donationThe State
NHS calls for more eyes, skin, bone and tendons to be donatedNottingham Post
Editorial – One decision can give others a second chance at livingStarNewsOnline.com

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06Sep/14

IIM-Kozhikode celebrates Onam with message of organ donation – India Today

IIM-Kozhikode celebrates Onam with message of organ donation
India Today
In a unique way of celebrating ‘Onam’, the harvest festival of Kerala, the Kochi campus of IIM-Kozhikode decided to spread the message of organ donation. Onam celebrations at the Kochi campus in Infopark at nearby Kakkanad was more than fun and …

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06Sep/14

Some 400 saved yearly thanks to organ donation – Washington Times

Some 400 saved yearly thanks to organ donation
Washington Times
They say, ‘Oh, I’d love to be an organ donor, but I can’t. I’m diabetic. I’m too old. I’m too sick,’” Smith said. “Even things that rule you out for donation today, in 50 years when you pass away, it might not be an issue. There are medical advances