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April is National Donate Life Month

By AHA STAT Staff
April 6, 2017

April is National Donate Life Month, when the AHA encourages everyone to consider becoming organ, eye and tissue donors.

The AHA every year joins Donate Life America and others in supporting National Donate Life Month. We hope you will join the association in supporting this nationwide campaign. 

Nearly 119,000 people are waiting for lifesaving organ transplants in the United States.

Thousands more need tissue or cornea transplants. That’s more than enough people to fill a large... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Community Health
Tag: organ donation

A Testament of Love for Our Neighbor

By Rick Pollack
September 25, 2015

More than 123,000 men, women and children are waiting for organ transplants to save their lives. Pope Francis, who was in the United States this week, has said that "Organ donation is a testament of love for our neighbor." Now Donate Life America is making it easier for all of us to document our organ, eye and tissue donation decisions with its new Donate Life Registry. The website, www.RegisterMe.org, also allows registered donors to create campaign challenges on personal social... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: Community health, organ donation
 

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