IRELAND: Cavan transplantees promote Organ Donor Awareness Week

Stephen Smith from Castletara Gleb_Photography_0868874482 The incredible stories of two Cavan transplant recipients featured as part of the online national launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week 2021, which runs from March
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SPAIN: Málaga Province Among Highest Organ Donors In All Of Spain

Málaga Province Among Highest Percentage Of Organ Donors In Spain. image: istockphotos MÁLAGA Province Among The Highest Percentage Of Organ Donors In All Of Spain Yesterday, Saturday 27, was ‘National Transplant Day’ in
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EUROPE: Waiting list for organ transplants “scarcely influenced” by Covid pandemic

CREDIT: Junta de Andalucia The waiting list for organ transplants in Andalucia has been “scarcely influenced” by Covid pandemic, according to the health service. IN 2020, Andalucia hospitals carried out 684 organ
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At UPMC, Android-enabled telehealth keeps child transplant patients safe

The UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh was the nation's first center to perform organ transplantation in children. It has performed more solid organ transplants in children than any U.S. center. With
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Gift of Life Donor Program Leads U.S. in Organ Donation for 13th Consecutive Year

The federally designated OPO, headquartered in Philadelphia, coordinated life-saving gifts from 619 organ donors in 2020, resulting in 1,621 organs transplanted.  Gift of Life's annual donation rate, 55 organ donors-per-million-population,
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