15Jul/17

‘I want to be somebody who gives': Altruistic donor in Charleston advocates for kidney donation – Charleston Post Courier


Charleston Post Courier
‘I want to be somebody who gives': Altruistic donor in Charleston advocates for kidney donation
Charleston Post Courier
So far this year, only six people between 18 and 34 have donated kidneys in South Carolina, and only three were to nonbiologically-related recipients. One of those is Keeya Singer. To Nadig, living donors like these embody the “beauty of transplant

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12Jul/17

Little Max’s fight for a new heart reaches Parliament as his parents … – Mirror.co.uk


Yorkshire Post
Little Max’s fight for a new heart reaches Parliament as his parents …
Mirror.co.uk
Labour MP Dan Jarvis backs the Mirror’s Change the Law for Life campaign, which aims to end the uncertainty felt by nine-year-old Max Johnson and thousands …
Ministers hint at reform to organ donor laws in England as Yorkshire …Yorkshire Post
CCM Student on a Mission to Increase Organ Donor Awareness …Parsippany Focus
Hundreds in Bristol are alive because of one simple thing everyone …Bristol Post
Swindon Advertiser
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12Jul/17

Organ donation: Heart transplant a boon for Maisy – Herald Sun


Herald Sun
Organ donation: Heart transplant a boon for Maisy
Herald Sun
The Box Hill girl had five open heart surgeries by the time she turned two before having a heart transplant. Ms Bodinnar’s 20-week ultrasound picked up that Maisy had a rare heart defect where the heart’s lower half is reversed as well as a hole in her

11Jul/17

‘Miracle of a donor heart, came just at the right time’ – Independent Online


Independent Online
‘Miracle of a donor heart, came just at the right time’
Independent Online
Dr Willie Koen, the head of transplant at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Hospital, says donor organ prevalence and procurement in South Africa is one of lowest in the World. In South Africa there are only two organ donors per million people; in first world …

11Jul/17

Improved kidney transplant policy helps African-American candidates – South Florida Caribbean News


South Florida Caribbean News
Improved kidney transplant policy helps African-American candidates
South Florida Caribbean News
RICHMOND, VA – Improvements in national kidney transplant policy have evened the rates at which African-American transplant candidates receive kidneys from deceased donors, according to data from United Network for Organ Sharing(UNOS).

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10Jul/17

Parents of child in desperate need of a heart transplant on why we need a new model for organ donation – Evening Standard

Evening StandardParents of child in desperate need of a heart transplant on why we need a new model for organ donationEvening StandardHis parents want to encourage people to become registered organ donors. The UK has an opt-in system where organs can o…