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June 26, 2014

In the first major overhaul of the kidney allocation system, the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) has devised a new system for allocating kidneys to patients. The system is expected to increase patients’ donor base and reduce the number of kidneys that never get transplanted – possibly adding 8,000 life years for future transplant recipients.

July 24, 2014
 
Donate Life Texas celebrates August 1-7 as National Minority Donor Awareness Week. This nationwide observance honors the generosity of multicultural donors and their families, while also underscoring the critical need for people from diverse communities to register their decision to Donate Life as organ, eye and tissue donors.
 
 

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