Strange Boat - Organ Donation Awareness



World Remembers Crash Victims

WORLD REMEMBERS VICTIMS OF ROAD CRASHES SUNDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2009.  On Friday, November 13th Irish Statistics recorded 22,646 people died in road crashes since records began in 1959.

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Public Consultation on Organ Donation

As part of the preparation of the Human Tissue Bill, the Dept. of Health & Children undertook a separate consultation process on the issue of the type of consent to be provided for organ donation.

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Organ Transplant Statistics 2008

There are currently over 600 people in Ireland awaiting life saving transplant operations.  The number of deceased donors in 2008 was 81, down by 7 on 2007.

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Worldwide Organ Donation Statistics

The following analysis of Organ Donation and Transplantation Statistics are derived exclusively from the O.N.T. Transplant Newsletter 2008 Volume 13, number one.  Each country has been ranked per million of population for comparison purposes.

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Informed consent

The Irish Kidney Association wish to clarify and explain its stance that informed consent should remain as the position for Irish organ donation with modifications and investment in donor coordinators.                          

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