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How the waiting lists work

Matching donor and recipient is an inexact science, but it does lean heavily on mathematics.

When an organ becomes available in Ontario, a complex computer program uses blood type, age, body size, genetics, medical severity, presence of certain antibodies (protein substances made by the body’s immune system) length of time on the waiting list and geographic area to select the most suitable people at the top of the lists. 234 more words


Radio bluff exposes how little Enda knows about health

Opinion from the Irish Independent on 13 September 2014

Enda Kenny gets most of the sound bites right when it comes to government health policy. He repeatedly mentioned “keeping patients at the centre” and the “need to reform” in his interview with Cathal MacCoille on yesterday’s ‘Morning Ireland’. 669 more words

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