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Egyptians are still hesitant about organ donation

CAIRO – Egyptian writer Khaled Montaser used his October 1 signing session to call on intellectuals, artists and influential people to help raise awareness of organ donation. He urged them to register as organ donors to encourage citizens to follow…

Milton Keynes BAME Community Groups Encouraged To Talk About Organ Donation – MKFM 106.3FM

Black Asian and minority ethnic community groups in Milton Keynes and adjacent counties are encouraged to register with the Organ Donation Registry and speak to their families about their decision. Equality Council UK (ECUK) received funding from the NHS Blood…

Sheikh Hamdan thanks family of Indian boy for organ donation that saved three lives

An Indian family who donated the organs of their two-year-old son after his death have been thanked by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai. Vivan Vijayan saved three lives when her organs were harvested and donated to three…

After a marathon year, let’s make organ donation part of our new normal – Boston Children’s Answers

My family’s experience with organ donation has left an indelible mark on the most important things in life. Six years ago an organ donor saved my daughter’s life. Cora was born with a congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart…

Organ donation: no child’s play

Recently, the Delhi High Court was approached by Saurav Suman, a 17 year and nine month old class XII student. He was wronged by an order issued by the competent authority of the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS),…

“Obsolete and discriminatory” question must be removed from blood donation forms

B Food donation needs to be made more inclusive with the removal of an issue labeled “obsolete, unnecessary and actively discriminatory”. It is hoped that this change will make it easier for black African donors in particular to donate blood….

“Obsolete and discriminatory” question must be removed from blood donation forms

It is hoped that blood donation will be made more inclusive by removing a question from the donor form labeled ‘obsolete’ and ‘discriminatory’ (Handout / NHS Blood and Transplant / PA) (PA Media) Blood donation needs to be made more…

“Obsolete and discriminatory” question must be removed from blood donation forms

Blood donation needs to be made more inclusive with the removal of an issue labeled “obsolete, unnecessary and actively discriminatory”. It is hoped that this change will make it easier for black African donors in particular to donate blood. Potential…

After another marathon year, let’s make organ donation part of our new normal

The author’s daughter, Cora, donned her Red Sox gear at Boston Children’s Hospital in April 2015, leading up to the annual Boston Marathon run. Photo courtesy of the author Six years ago an organ donor saved my daughter’s life. The…

Join us online to celebrate European Organ Donation and Transplantation Day on October 9, 2021!

“Just say yes” slogan 2021 for the European Day of Organ Donation and Transplantation The transplantation of organs, tissues and cells is one of the great medical successes of modern times. In many cases, it is the only life-saving treatment…