16Nov/18

Organ donation: Victorian government introduces automatic assessment system – Lexology

Organ donation: Victorian government introduces automatic assessment system
Lexology
Victorian Minister for Health Jill Hennessy recently announced a new ‘automatic assessment’ system which will determine whether a patient is suitable for organ donation. While Victoria has the highest number of … Importantly, there is no compulsion

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16Nov/18

Zika scare: MP violates blood donation norms – Times of India


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Zika scare: MP violates blood donation norms
Times of India
BHOPAL: Confusion prevails over guidelines framed to check the spread of Zika infection and blood donation. The Union government’s national blood transfusion council (NBTC) guidelines state to disqualify donation of blood by a Zika-infected person at …

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16Nov/18

Segregated schools are still the norm. Howard Fuller is fine with that – The Hechinger Report


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Segregated schools are still the norm. Howard Fuller is fine with that
The Hechinger Report
Related: I got to choose private schools, but will vouchers really help other kids make it? Rafiq R. …. When Fuller called Trump “a despicable human being” at an education conference in early 2018, his school lost a grant (he declined to disclose the

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16Nov/18

Fortis Healthcare takes video content route to raise awareness around organ donation – Buzz In Content

Buzz In ContentFortis Healthcare takes video content route to raise awareness around organ donationBuzz In ContentEach year, half-a-million Indians lose their lives while waiting for an organ. That is equal to losing a life every minute. In 2017, only …

16Nov/18

Longview woman meets marrow donor at Because I Care banquet – Longview News-Journal


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Longview woman meets marrow donor at Because I Care banquet
Longview News-Journal
When Pampolina’s husband’s aunt was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, she said she registered as a marrow donor. Though she wasn’t a match for her family member, drives that her family conducted led to three other families matching with donors, …

16Nov/18

One Day To Go And Vols Still Lead Cats In Blood Donation Battle – LEX18 Lexington KY News


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One Day To Go And Vols Still Lead Cats In Blood Donation Battle
LEX18 Lexington KY News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The snow and the ice didn’t keep hundreds of Kentuckians from donating blood Thursday. Unfortunately, Tenessee donors are still ahead 2,455 to 2,076 in the 31st annual Big Blue Crush. “Kentucky fans have a long tradition of …

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16Nov/18

Lompoc’s Huyck Stadium remodel effort surpasses $1.3M in donations, topping initial goal – Lompoc Record


Lompoc Record
Lompoc’s Huyck Stadium remodel effort surpasses $1.3M in donations, topping initial goal
Lompoc Record
The fundraising campaign kicked off in earnest this past February, when the committee formally accepted a $450,000 donation from the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Foundation. … In other, unrelated, matters at Tuesday’s LUSD board meeting:.

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16Nov/18

Living kidney donor gives health to Niwot’s Keesy – Left Hand Valley Courier


Left Hand Valley Courier
Living kidney donor gives health to Niwot’s Keesy
Left Hand Valley Courier
Bob Keesy’s kidneys were failing so he asked for someone to give him one of their kidneys. One way he asked was a huge banner on the fence behind his house in Niwot which read, “Bob needs a kidney.” He just needed one kidney, but lucky Bob was …