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Increasing deceased organ donation rates – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on June 10th, 2016.

The government has released a discussion document outlining plans to boost New Zealand’s comparatively low rate of deceased organ donation. According to the Ministry of Health, demand for transplants in New Zealand, particularly kidneys, continues to rise while our rate of deceased organ donation remains low at 11.8 donors per million population in 2015. The […]

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