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20Aug/14

Cornea transplants put focus on need for early diagnosis, organ donation policy – Stabroek News

Cornea transplants put focus on need for early diagnosis, organ donation policy
Stabroek News
After struggling with poor vision for almost half of his life, 20-year-old Intiaz Abdul received a corneal transplant last month at Dr Balwant Singh’s Hospital. “I spent half of my life—since I was 12-years-old—trying to see clear,” Abdul says, while

20Aug/14

Organ donor dad Andrew saved five lives after death – Lancashire Evening Post

Lancashire Evening PostOrgan donor dad Andrew saved five lives after deathLancashire Evening PostA father-of-three tragically killed in a cycling accident saved the lives of five people after his organs were donated. Andrew Jarrod Charlton, 43, who for…

20Aug/14

Over 5700 organs donated from April to mid-August – CCTV

Over 5700 organs donated from April to mid-August
CCTV
Regulations for organ donation can now be found on a new website for organ donations and transplants, a move that authorities hope to make the process of donations more transparent and fair. China has recently launched a website to provide information …
China Vows Clampdown on ‘Illegal’ Organ Transplant TradeRadio Free Asia

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20Aug/14

Sub-anchor: China seeks to improve transparency in organ donation – CCTV

Sub-anchor: China seeks to improve transparency in organ donation
CCTV
For more on organ donations in China, we are joined in the studio by my colleague Wu Haojun. Q1: The government has been trying to encourage more people to become organ donors. Is that having any success? Wu: Well, there still is a lot of work left to
Just 1 in 30 Patients Gets an Organ Needed for Transplant Every YearCaixin Media
China Vows Clampdown on ‘Illegal’ Organ Transplant TradeRadio Free Asia

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19Aug/14

Organ Donation A Real Contribution – Hartford Courant

Organ Donation A Real Contribution
Hartford Courant
I read with interest “A Need That Never Goes Away” [Aug. 18, Page 1] and feel for the Ray family. We too lost a beloved niece at a young age whose organs were donated. However, I write to encourage a focus on living donations. Partly due to the legacy

19Aug/14

American Red Cross to hold blood donation drives leading into Labor Day … – KVOA Tucson News

WBNG-TVAmerican Red Cross to hold blood donation drives leading into Labor Day …KVOA Tucson NewsTucson – The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types before the Labor Day holiday. Donors with types O negative, B negat…

19Aug/14

Want To Become An Organ Donor? It’s Super-Easy In Mass. – WBUR


Calgary Sun
Want To Become An Organ Donor? It’s Super-Easy In Mass.
WBUR
But with organ donation, asking repetitively might just be the key to increasing the number of much-needed organ donors. According to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, providing more information and opportunities for …
In The Papers: Skills Gap, Organ Donation And Parental PoliticsFiveThirtyEight (blog)
Registry draws donors, finally — Alberta makes sure albeit small gains in Calgary Sun
From 250 deaths at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital Huddersfield Examiner
Washington Post (blog) –Sacramento Observer –Albany Times Union (blog)
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18Aug/14

Life-Changing Conversations On Organ Donation – Hartford Courant


New York Times
Life-Changing Conversations On Organ Donation
Hartford Courant
No one looks forward to having “the talk,” whether the uncomfortable topic is plans for older parents, wishes about end-of-life care or even one that can save lives — organ donation. “And nobody likes to have that discussion; it’s an awful discussion
A Clash of Religion and Bioethics Complicates Organ Donation in IsraelNew York Times
Organ donation: the Two-Fold ProblemThe Express Tribune
For transplant purposes, your face is now an organBoston Globe

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17Aug/14

Israel’s Shameful Rate Of Organ Donation Gets International Negative Attention – FailedMessiah.com

Israel’s Shameful Rate Of Organ Donation Gets International Negative Attention
FailedMessiah.com
Despite its advanced medical infrastructure, Israel trails comparable countries in most measures of organ donation. In 2012, it had 7.4 deceased donors per million population, ranking it in the bottom third of countries surveyed by the Council of Europe.

17Aug/14

Parents find comfort, sense of purpose from daughter’s organ donation, meet … – Killeen Daily Herald

Parents find comfort, sense of purpose from daughter’s organ donation, meet
Killeen Daily Herald
Harker Heights couple John and Margaret Henderson talk about what they learned and experienced since the death of their daughter, Amy Firth. Firth was an organ donor and her family met the recipient of her lungs two weeks ago in the Dallas area.

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