CARRYING a donor card
is a small thing but it can make such a huge difference to someone else's life.
The Irish Kidney Association is urging people to carry a Donor Card
or download the Donor app to help increase the number of operations.
When people saw the running I did and realised I had a transplant, they saw how it could change your life and often wanted to carry donor cards
," he said.
The change in the law also prompted a new campaign encouraging Scots to carry donor cards
Research on those who typically complete organ donor cards
suggests that volunteers are more highly educated, have higher incomes, and are more likely to be young, and female (Simmons, Fulton, & Fulton, 1972).
She was not carrying a donor card
at the time of her death so, by the time her parents could be contacted, only her corneas and heart valves could be saved.
She urged everyone to considering carrying a donor card
and said she hoped that by 2010 the number of people on the official Organ Donor Register would have risen from 10.
But I think if people want to, they should carry donor cards
and discuss the issue with their families so everyone is aware of their wishes.
Mr Milburn said: 'Eight million people carry organ donor cards
in Britain and they need to have full confidence that they will be treated with dignity and respect at all times.
The Health and Welfare Ministry decided Friday to issue new donor cards
that include eyeballs among organs people can choose to donate after brain death under the 1997 Organ Transplant Law, ministry officials said.
military in Okinawa on Thursday to distribute donor cards
The family then provided the hospital with three kinds of donor cards
, one allowing the patient's organs to be used for organ transplant operations in the event of brain death, a donor card
to provide for the patient's kidneys and another for the patient's corneas, the sources said.