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Decrease in organ donation & transplantation in 2014

2014 has been described as a disappointing year for organ doantion and transplantation in Ireland after a record year in 2013.  There were 251 transplants in 2014 compared with 294 in 2013.

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Pancreatic Transplant Difficulties Highlighted

As a result of the recent campaign to highlight concerns over the pancreatic transplant programme, a meeting has been called by Minister Varadkar with the relevant bodies involved in transplantation in Ireland. 

Read more: Pancreatic Transplant Difficulties Highlighted

 

Run for a Life 2015

This is the seventh year of the Irish Kidney Association annual Run for a Life which promotes organ donor awareness and raises funds for the IKA. This year's event was held on Saturday, May 23rd at Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

Read more: Run for a Life 2015

   

Fundraising Coffee Morning a huge success

The Coffee Morning held at Tigh Chualain, Conamara on Saturday 28th March to raise awareness for organ donation was a huge success, and raised the brilliant sum of €1,794 in support of Circle of Life Commemorative Garden in Salthill.

Read more: Fundraising Coffee Morning a huge success

 

Launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week

Speaking at the launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week, the Chief Executive of the Irish Kidney Association, Mark Murphy, suggested that greater ties with Northern Ireland would increase organ transplants.

Read more: Launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week

   

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