Posts Tagged: organ donation

Inter Vivos Organ Donation

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Last month I took the seasonal opportunity to write about the gift of life, and in particular, the gift of life arising from death where on the death of a person, his or her organs are, in the absence of a direction from that person to the contrary, donated to save or improve the lives…

How to Give the Greatest Gift There Is

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The number of actual organ donors per million population in Australia is scandalously low—only ten donors. Last year there were only 198 organ donors in the entire country, the lowest level since 2003, and substantially less than the 1989 figure of 231.There are currently more than 2,000 people, many of them children, on transplant waiting…