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For an Organ Donor

The final stitch placed

Surgical clamps released

A kidney turns pink.

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He was right. Nothing compares.

Organ Donor Foundation of South Africa

Love Life, Gift Life

Real Medicine

Blessings on Your Silver Anniversary

Three years ago we shared a message from Marah that was filled with desperation. Jim was very, very sick and a new heart seemed almost impossible. 132 more words

United we stand

I am writing this looking out of the window of a local cafe at a busy urban street scene in central Walthamstow. People from hugely diverse religious, cultural, national backgrounds going about their business – shopping, waiting for the bus, meeting friends, going to work, taking their children to the park. 540 more words

Politics

Enhancing organ donation in SA - beyond public awareness

My post from last week generated some debate.  Opinions regarding whether or not “Bypass movie” could damage SA’s transplant system are polarised.  It’s an interesting discussion, but no response has been convincing enough to change my mind – I still think that the film and its advertising have propensity to harm.  562 more words

‘I’m not a person who wants to die yet’: GTA man makes appeal to find living liver donor

Arch Walsh is on the waitlist for a liver transplant and has been sitting next to his phone for the past 11 months waiting for a phone call from Toronto General Hospital. 408 more words

Health

Edmonton's Transplant Trot highlights urgent need for organ donors

It’s the greatest gift a person can give their fellow mankind: donating your organs and tissues both before and after you die.

Just one donor can save up to eight lives and make life better for up to 75 other people — but according to the… 323 more words

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