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David Hickey performs first ever transplant in Dubai

Transplant surgeon, David Hickey, former Director of Transplantation in Beaumont Hospital, led a team of surgeons who performed the first ever organ transplant in Dubai on June 8th last.

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Gift of Life Candle in Botanic Gardens

A replica of the Gift of Life Candle from the Circle of Life Garden in Salthill was unveiled (Wednesday, 15th June) in the Botanic Gardens in Belfast, commemorating all of those who have given the gift of life through organ donation.

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Prof Egan talks about organ donation

Professor Jim Egan, Director of Organ Donation & Transplant Ireland recently spoke on the Today with Sean O'Rourke programme on the release of the annual report of the ODTI.

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IKA Run for a Life 2016

RTE's Vivienne Traynor supported charity fun run for Irish Kidney Association as young family member awaits kidney transplant.

Read more: IKA Run for a Life 2016

 

Call for 2nd Kidney Transplanting Hospital

At the launch of the 2016 Organ Donor Awareness Week (2nd April - 9th April), the IKA called for a second kidney transplanting hospital, predicting that the 2,000 number of people on dialysis now will be 3,000 in ten year's time. 

Read more: Call for 2nd Kidney Transplanting Hospital

   

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