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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

WPXI PittsburghDonate Life Month starts Saturday; families urge others to become organ donorsWPXI PittsburghWith 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 »

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

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2017 as National Donate Life MonthThe 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 »

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

Keighley NewsEight Keighley people await life-changing organ transplants as new campaign is launchedKeighley NewsEIGHT 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 »

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

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 »

Over 100000 new organ donors register in China in 2016 - Xinhua

Over 100000 new organ donors register in China in 2016XinhuaBEIJING, March 31 (Xinhua) -- China saw 104,538 new registered organ donors last year, almost 100 times more than in 2010. Nearly 170,000 organ donors had registered as of the end of 2016, over 60 percent young or middle-aged, according to the China ...and more »

Ennis Organ Recipient Highlights Importance Of Donation - Clare FM

Ennis Organ Recipient Highlights Importance Of DonationClare FMAn Ennis organ recipient says he's still thankful 20 years later to a donor who provided him with a new kidney and lease of life. The comments come ahead of Organ Donor Awareness Week which commences on Monday and is aimed at opening up a ...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

YnetnewsOrgan donor organization suspected of moving donors to head of line for moneyYnetnewsPolice 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 »

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

China has over 100000 new organ donation volunteers in 2016ecnsChina 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 »

Do You Have a Donor Card? - Creators Syndicate;

Do You Have a Donor Card? - Creators Syndicate

Creators SyndicateDo You Have a Donor Card?Creators SyndicateWhen I was a young adult driving in California, I rarely gave my donor card a thought. Back then, it was just another small piece of paper in my wallet. In those days, the confidence and optimism of youth crowded out any serious thoughts about real ...and more »

Support sought for Organ Donor Awareness Week - Dublin People;

Support sought for Organ Donor Awareness Week - Dublin People

Dublin PeopleSupport sought for Organ Donor Awareness WeekDublin PeopleVivienne Traynor, pictured with her nephew Martin, is an ambassador for Organ Donation Awareness Week. FILE PHOTO: CONOR McCABE PHOTOGRAPHY. FOR the second consecutive year, RTÉ broadcaster and Skerries native, Vivienne Traynor, will ...and more »

More volunteers become organ donors - Shanghai Daily (subscription);

More volunteers become organ donors - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)More volunteers become organ donorsShanghai Daily (subscription)MORE than 104,000 volunteers registered to be organ donors in China in 2016, up by three times than that in the previous year, the Red Cross Society of China said on Friday. The organization added that the recorded organ donation cases in 2016 reached ...and more »

Health Watch: April is Donate Life month - KEVN Black Hills Fox;

Health Watch: April is Donate Life month - KEVN Black Hills Fox

KEVN Black Hills FoxHealth Watch: April is Donate Life monthKEVN Black Hills FoxTim Bjork, Life Source board member says, "Life Sources is the organ procurement for this region and their job is to facilitate organ transplantation. So what they do is they we as an organization drive or fly to an area where an organ is to be ...and more »

Why I decided to become an organ donor - Northern Star Online (blog)

Why I decided to become an organ donorNorthern Star Online (blog)Being an organ donor could be tough decision for some, but to me, it never was. The way I look at it, why not? Once I'm dead and gone, my heart, my liver, my eyes, etc. — they'll all be of no use to me. I want someone else to have them rather than ...and more »