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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

BEIJING, 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 ...

Ennis Organ Recipient Highlights Importance Of Donation - Clare FM

An 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Do You Have a Donor Card? - Creators Syndicate

When 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 ...

Support sought for Organ Donor Awareness Week - Dublin People

Vivienne 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 ...

More volunteers become organ donors - Shanghai 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 ...

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

Tim 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 ...

Why I decided to become an organ donor - Northern 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 ...