Importance Of Legalization Of Organ Donation

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SUBJECT AREA OF STUDY (AREA OF STUDY) : Legalization OF Sale OF Human Organs CENTER NAME : Deccan International School CENTER NUMBER : IN725 CANDIDATE NAME: Akshay Rao CANDIDATE NUMBER: 0038 To quote an eminent authority on the subject 'Organ Transplantation is one of the miracles of modern medicine '. Sadly it is a glory that is out of reach for many thousands of people whose lives could be saved. Today we require more families to consent to donation of organs of their family members, more people to sign in for organ donation and for medical personnel to approach more families of potential donors. This would eventually help increase the supply of cadaveric organ. Despite decades of public education about the virtues of organ donation, the waiting list and the transplantation just gets longer. Because the fact of the matter is that we have an ever-increasing aging population that will consistently outstrip these supplies. What is organ donation? Organ Donation is when a person allows healthy transplant-able organs and tissues to be removed, either after death or while the donor is alive, and transplanted into another person. Common transplantations include: kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs, bones, bone-marrow, skin, and corneas. Some organs and tissues can be donated by living donors, such as a kidney or part of the liver, but most donations occur after the donor has

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