Organ Donation Speech

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Good morning dear honorable guests, teachers, and fellow schoolmates. I am Candice, a first-year undergraduate. The organ donation rate in Hong Kong is extremely low when compared with other developed countries. It causes terminally-ill patients to have a long wait or even have died before an organ is available for transplantation. My talk is concerned with raising awareness about the need of donating organs to save lives and recommending ways to increase the organ donation rate. I am going to divide this talk into two parts. First of all, I would raise awareness about organ donation in two aspects. Then, I would suggest three ways to increase the organ donation rate. Firstly, The urgent demand for more organ donation. The number of patients…show more content…
Do you know that 1 organ donor could save how many lives? Actually, 1 organ donor could save 8 lives. Organ donation would give the patients a chance to live for the second time. It is extremely significant for terminally-ill patients. Jamella Lo, a girl who was only 19 years old died after a two-week wait to receive a double lung transplant that makes people feel lamented. This incident indicates that without the organ donation, patients would die. With the donation, they could live for many more…show more content…
They could send some staff to launch the Interactive Drama Programme in universities. The staff should explain to students the system, meaning and influence of organ donation through a lively and interesting form. The Department of Health could also use the social media networks such as Facebook and Youtube to distribute video clips and microfilms related to organ donation. It could help teenagers to know that medical personnel will consider collecting a patient 's organs for transplantation only when the patient is certified dead and they would receive good treatment whether they become a registered donor or not. Finally, donors should show their wishes to their families as soon as possible. There are stringent regulations on organ donation in Hong Kong. Even though the deceased had promised to donate the organ, they could not donate if their immediate families objected. Donors should explain why they want to donate the organ and express to families that many religious also support organ donation. It could help families to be mentally prepared and reach a consensus to avoid the missing opportunity for donation in the
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