In order to curb these practices, authorities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have come up with an alternative whereby people are encouraged to sign up for organ donations
after their demise.
Despite the increasing number in organ donations
in recent years, China, like many other countries, still has a shortage of organs for transplant.
ied n Last year 470 people died while waiting for organ donations
- and 14 of them were children.
The gathering also witnessed presence of organ recipients who were given a new lease of life through cadaver organ donations
The organ donations
booths are put up at several malls and popular shopping centres such as City Center, Villaggio Mall,Safari Mall, Grand Mall, Al Meera- Al Thumama, Al Meera- Al Mansoura, Quality Hypermarket-Bin Mahmoud, Quality Hypermarket- Al Hilal, Quality Hypermarket- Al Khor, Lulu Hypermarket - Al Maseela, Lulu Hypermarket - Al Gharaffa and Al Khor Mall
The researchers found that reading coverage of cases that included identifying information about the receiver (saved by organ donations
) increased participants willingness to commit to organ donation
themselves, to donate the organs of a deceased relative, or to support a transition to an opt-out policy.
3 In Saudi Arabia, there has been some development in the system of OD, but discrepancy exists in different areas of the country; for instance, more than 70% of organ donations
come from the central region.
Conclusion: Public education about organ donation
and transplantation and a positive attitude on this issue are very important to increase the number of organ donations
I'm pleased with the progress we're making, but while there are still people waiting for life-saving transplants we won't stop trying to encourage people to make a decision and increase the number of organ donations
Bahrain currently does not allow organ donations
from people outside the family of the patient.
According to the COTRS and scientific registries' documentation (as of February 3, 2016), there were 2766 community-based deceased organ donations
between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015, which accounted for 2150 liver, 4931 kidney, 279 heart, and 118 lung transplantations in the same period.
It is in contrast to a study conducted in Mangalore which states that most of their participants had heard about organ donations
which could be due to the high literacy and education rate11.