DL Life Logo SEPTEMBER 11,2014 - - - - 123,175 AMERICANS ARE CANDIDATES ON THE UNOS TRANSPLANT WAIT LIST DL Life Logo 101,170 waiting for a kidney DL Life Logo 15,714 wait-listed for a liver DL Life Logo 1,181 waiting for a pancreasDL Life Logo 2,052 needing a Kidney-PancreasDL Life Logo 4,035 waiting for a life-saving heartDL Life Logo 1,629 waiting for a lungDL Life Logo 53 waiting for a heart-lungDL Life Logo 259 waiting for small bowelDL Life Logo One organ donor has the opportunity to save up to 8 lives DL Life Logo One tissue donor has the opportunity to save and -or enhance the lives of 50 or more individuals DL Life Logo You have the power to SAVE Lives by becoming an organ, eye and tissue donor, so what are you waiting for? To learn how to register click HEREDL Life Logo

Saturday, February 18, 2012

When the donor dilemma becomes personal - Wales

The Telegraph | Vicki Woods

Organ transplantation can be a moral maze – but some cases make things crystal clear.

There’s something of a hoohah going on over the Welsh Assembly’s determination to get people to opt out of organ donation rather than opting in. The Bill is ready and it should be law (in Wales) by 2013.

My opinion? First, if any of my family needed a kidney (90 per cent of organ donations are kidneys), I would donate one of mine if the medicos deemed it not too ropey.

No comments: