5 Factors That Affect Child Organ Donation

Each day, an average of 79 people receive organ transplants. However, an average of 3 people die daily in the UK waiting for transplants due to the shortage of donated organs. While the need is present for both adults and children, there are several factors which make it more difficult for children to receive organs than adults.

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Introducing The Orgamites, An Intervention To Save Lives

Almost 49,000 people in the UK have endured the wait for a transplant in the last 10 years with over 6,000 dying before receiving the organ they desperately needed. And yet only a minority of parents with children aged 18 and under have discussed the subject of organ donation with their immediate family members.

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An Easy Solution To The Shortage Of Organs

When the subject of organ donation arises – which let’s be honest isn’t all that often – there seems to be a large discrepancy between the number of people who say that they support donation and those who actually register.

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