organ donor


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organ donor

An obsolete piece of hardware used as a source of spare parts.
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Noun1.organ donor - someone from whom an organ is taken for transplantationorgan donor - someone from whom an organ is taken for transplantation
donor - (medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
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While approximately 45% of the Northern Ireland population has signed the Organ Donor register - we still need more.
Tony Shepherd, head of County Priory Group Affairs for the Priory of England and the Islands of the Order of St John, said: "We're delighted to be able to work with NHS Blood and Transplant to run the Organ Donor Awards for a seventh year and to meet the inspirational families attending the ceremonies.
In another effort to highlight the issue, the SIUT's bioethics centre, CBEC, organised an international conference on 'Ethical Deceased Organ Donor Programme and the Role of Transplant Coordinators' last week.
According to the legislation, applicants for a driver's license will be informed about organ donation and transplants and will be asked on their application form whether they would like to become an organ donor. Applicants will have the right to refuse.
From spring 2020 all adults in England will be considered to have agreed to be an organ donor when they die, unless they had recorded a decision not to donate or are in one of the excluded groups.
Please make your choice, register it on the NHS Organ Donor Register and tell your family.
This means that anyone who wants to donate organs after they die must sign up as a donor on the NHS Organ Donor Register.
More people than ever have signed up to the Organ Donor Register in Scotland, latest figures show.
Since the Qatar Organ Donor Registry was launched in 2012, around 300,000 donors, or 15 percent of the country's adult population, have signed up to become an organ donor.
Since the Qatar Organ Donor Registry was launched in 2012, around 300,000 donors, or 15% of the country's adult population, have signed up to become organ donors, HMC said in a press statement on Saturday.
One organ donor can change the lives of up to seven people?