Back Advertiser's organ donor campaign
“It's great to see so many people signing up, “ said Rachel Wiseman, organ donation nurse at Harrogate District Hospital. “The Advertiser's campaign has really brought organ donation to the forefront of people's minds in the area and encouraged people ...
No VIP quotas: Health Minister calls for transparency in organ donation
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has called for total transparency in organ donation after the National Organ & Tissue Transplantation Organisation (NOTTO) becomes operational. After a visit to Safdarjung Hospital on Monday, where NOTTO is housed ...
Health Minister calls for transparency in organ donation
Harsh Vardhan emphasizes on creating awareness about organ donation
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visits NOTTO centre
Swisstransplant backs e-organ donor card
“We hope that this new technology will contribute to a significant increase in the number of people who state their preferences” with regard to organ donation, said Swisstransplant director Franz Immer. “We're convinced that a digital strategy is ...
Health Tip: Take it Easy After Blood Donation
You can remove the bandage from your arm within a few hours of the donation. Use soap and water to gently clean the area around the injection site. If the site starts to bleed, apply pressure and hold your arm straight up for 10 minutes, or until ...
Pay It Forward: A documentary distils the essence of organ donation
Scheduled to be screened today at India International Centre (IIC), the documentary centres on organ donation. “In October 2012, we lost a dear friend when he didn't find an organ donor. The same day I read about the entire village of Pootharakkal (in ...
Blood donation drives scheduled this month
Port City Daily
In recognition of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, the American Red Cross is encouraging eligible donors to give blood at donation drives scheduled through September. “Sickle cell disease is an inherited disease that causes red blood cells to form ...
Voluntary organ donation gains popularity in China
Zhang, who is also deputy secretary general of the China Scientific Registry of Kidney Transplantation, said voluntary organ donation has mushroomed in the country since the government started vigorously promoting the cause four years ago. According to ...
'I'm the recipient of your kidney and I feel like I've won the lottery' - The ...
A donor - A life taken suddenly, then two lives saved
Don't Take No For an Answer: Lessons From Organ Donation
Even if someone likes the idea of being an organ donor, he or she might stick with "no" simply to be consistent (we like to feel as though we're operating in line with previous choices), or it might just be hard to change one's mind in the face of ...
Ever Heard Of An Organ Donor Being Abused By The Recipient?
However, when the local media got the wind of the same and Lekha was showered with praises, Shafi was beside himself. Organ donation has saved countless lives, but for poor Lekha, being an organ donor, made her a target for abuse from none other than ...
Organ donor recruitment campaign
Times of Malta
Donating one's organs after death is a way to offer a better quality of life, or even a new life, to people in need. A campaign to encourage more people to enrol as organ donors is being organised in parishes around Gozo by the Order of Malta Volunteers.