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The UAE may soon allow organ donation from deceased donors

The UAE may soon allow organ donation from deceased donors | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it
Steps are being undertaken within the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to explore whether it is feasible to establish processes and procedures in order to facilitate organ donation from deceased donors.

The results of a survey have now been available publicly. Some 68% of respondents on a UAE national survey said they were willing to donate organs if they were brain-dead.

Surgeon Dr Farhad Janahi (pictured) who is the senior researcher responsible for this survey, is now optimistic that progress can be made within the UAE for organ donation from deceased donors to become a reality.


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Registry to open for organ donors - Xinhua

Registry to open for organ donors - Xinhua | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Reported via XinhuaNet -- news that mainland China's first online volunteer organ donor registry will be launched this month to help ease the shortage of organs for transplant. A Red Cross Society of China spokesperson provides details in the article of how much of the country will initially be covered by the planned donor registry.

 

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Another step in the progress towards establishing a national system for organ donation in China

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