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Donate Life Week On in Australia

by Savitha C Muppala on  February 21, 2011 at 11:51 PM Organ Donation News   - G J E 4
As part of Australia's first Donatelife week, Canberrans are being urged to donate organs.

During the Donatelife week, several events have been planned to encourage organ donation and create awareness about the need for organs.
 Donate Life Week On in Australia
Donate Life Week On in Australia
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Annual awards will be given to Canberrans who have helped take the cause of organ donations forward.

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Close to 77 per cent of Australians wish to donate organs but are unsure about permission from their families.

Nearly 40 per cent of Australians are unaware about the organ donation wishes of their loved ones.



Source: Medindia
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