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Transplant Talk – Organ Donation

By November 6, 2020January 20th, 20212 Comments

Transplant Australia is pleased to present the first of our online presentations as part of our new Transplant Active program.  

We are please to announce that Lucinda Barry the CEO of the Organ and Tissue Authority will be joining us live on Transplant Talk next Wednesday night via zoom.

Some of the topics that will be cover included:  

  • How things have changed since 2009 in term of donor rates etc
  • 2020 donor rate, issues with COVID etc affecting the numbers
  • How do we keep increasing donation so more people can access a transplant?
  • Donor family support  
  • Questions and answer time

Suitable for everyone but especially those who would like to be more about Organ and Tissue Donation in Australia.

Join us on Wednesday 9th December @7.30pm (NSW, VIC, TAS ) , 7.00pm (SA), 6.30pm (QLD), 6.00pm (NT), 4.30pm (WA)


Wednesday 9th December 2020

– https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqc-morjMpEtLw4-vZ4CBGVsE89Cwx8oS4

Transplant Australia is committed to helping everyone be active and healthier around their transplant. But of course family members, living donors, donor families and others are all welcome.

Join the discussion 2 Comments

  • Mark Pinner says:

    Mark.Pinner decompensated liver Desease 15 months. Some great reading. Am always looking for an answer, will i get a transplant if i need one. Understanding the processes of being legible for a liver. My life has changed so much, even in sickness i feel positive. Thankyou.

  • Kevin frahm says:

    I am 90 years old. I gave my daughter a kidney in Sydney prince Henry hospital in 1956-7. My doctors were Dr Farnsworth and Dr Jeremy and Professor Mernahan. My health is going good for my age. The first live donor transplant on the east coast Australia.

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