China Has 170000 People Registered as Organ Donors - Women of China

Nearly 170,000 people had registered as organ donors in China by the end of last year, an event to remember organ donors in China was told on Friday in Shanghai. The ceremony was also meant to promote public understanding of organ donation. In March ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...