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  • President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2017 as National Donate Life Month - The White House (blog)

    Every day, Americans sustain the miracle of life by generously donating their organs and tissue to others in need. During National Donate Life Month, we honor the living and deceased donors who gave so others could live, and celebrate the remarkable ...and more »

  • Donate Life Month starts Saturday; families urge others to become organ donors - WPXI Pittsburgh

    Donate Life Month starts Saturday; families urge others to become organ donors - WPXI Pittsburgh;

    With thousands of critically ill people counting on organ donors for a second chance, families of organ donors are encouraging other people to help save lives. On Friday, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Donate Life Pennsylvania kicked ...and more »

  • Living donor Viv makes appeal - Fingal Independent

    Living donor Viv makes appeal - Fingal Independent;

    For the second year living kidney donor and RTE broadcaster Vivienne Traynor, who hails from Skerries continues her voluntary role of ambassador for Organ Donor Awareness Week. Organised by the Irish Kidney Association, Organ Donor Awareness Week ...and more »

  • Organ donor week: it could be you - Irish Times

    Organ donor week: it could be you - Irish Times;

    Some 280 organ transplants were carried out in the Republic during 2016, representing the second highest yearly transplant rate on record. Notwithstanding the generosity of the 77 families who donated a loved one's organs last year, too many people ...and more »

  • Doctor who received kidney from fellow GP: 'I didn't realise how unwell I was but I feel so much better now' - BreakingNews.ie

    Doctor who received kidney from fellow GP: 'I didn't realise how unwell I was but I feel so much better now' - BreakingNews.ie;

    A Galway doctor went above and beyond the call of duty to help his patient – a fellow doctor, writes Stephen Barry. Dr. Noel Howard (39) and Dr. Ruth Smith (46), originally from Douglas, Cork, have been working together in Salthill, Galway for close to ...and more »

  • China has over 100000 new organ donation volunteers in 2016 - ecns

    China saw 104,538 new organ donation volunteers last year, almost 100 times more than in 2010, statistics showed. Nearly 170,000 organ donors had registered as of the end of 2016, of which over 60 percent were young or middle-aged, according to China ...and more »

  • Organ donor organization suspected of moving donors to head of line for money - Ynetnews

    Organ donor organization suspected of moving donors to head of line for money - Ynetnews;

    Police currently investigating an organization specializing in organ donor mediation, on suspicion of receiving money to provide donors with organs before others in line for transplants. Omri Efraim & Rotem Elizera|Published: 31.03.17 , 15:06 ...and more »

  • Ceremony honors organ donations - Budgeeter News

    Ceremony honors organ donations - Budgeeter News;

    More than 118,000 Americans are waiting for the life-saving gift of an organ transplant. Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center will host a “Donate Life” flag-raising event at noon Wednesday, April 5 at 407 E. Third St. to recognize community ...and more »

  • National Organ Donor Awareness Month Is No Joke – Renal Support Network Urges President Trump And Elected ... - satPRnews (press release)

    GLENDALE, Calif., March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renal Support Network (RSN), a nonprofit patient organization that helps people who are affected by chronic kidney disease, announces a month-long campaign urging Elected Officials to ...and more »

  • Eight Keighley people await life-changing organ transplants as new campaign is launched - Keighley News

    Eight Keighley people await life-changing organ transplants as new campaign is launched - Keighley News;

    EIGHT people in Keighley are awaiting a life-changing organ transplant, it has been revealed. The figure was unveiled as NHS Blood and Transplant launched a new awareness-raising campaign. Keighley Cougars are among more than 45 sports ...and more »