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Covid-19 impacting patients' kidneys with many ending up needing dialysis
Irish authorities were ahead of the curve and got extra kidney treatment equipment and supplies after the disease outbreak in northern Italy.
Concern over 'significant decline' in kidney transplants from living donors
Almost 2,000 people in Ireland are on dialysis.
'Organ donor cards don't work anymore, we need a new approach'
The IKA wants a registry system to be introduced.
'Helen didn't get lungs ... but we’ll make sure other people get them because of her'
“She wanted to live with every fibre of her being.”
Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save
Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.
"Legislature should not be excluded from transplant debate" - Micheál Martin
Micheál Martin accused the Government of trying to “dominate who debates what” in the Oireachtas.
Organ Donor Awareness Week hopes to reverse drop in donations
The awareness campaign, which kicks off today, follows a year in which organ donations dropped by 17 per cent.
Carry an organ donor card... in your smartphone
As Organ Donor Awareness Week is launched, iPhone and Android users alerted to ECard option…