The following information presented on behalf of the
26 transplant surgeons,
Medical Directors and patient advocates on our
Board of Directors.
58 minutes as a result of the shortage of organs
resulting from the use of America's major organ-donor policy of
In addition to the
117,000+ on the waiting list,
patients are on
kidney dialysis have not been transplanted
yet due to the
shortage of organs and long wait time.
(415,013 is most recent total by the US Renal Data
and is only through 2010 so the actual number is larger
To help reverse America's
organ-donor crisis, please help us. Contact
Congress by clicking
here to express your support for trial projects
of Financial Incentives (Fi) to increase organ donation.
At that link
will be greeted with our template letter and easy-to-use
technology to assist you. Listed for viewing are many
advocates in favor of trial projects of Financial Incentives
Why Altruism will always fail to meet the demand for
When the National
Organ Transplant Act was passed in 1984 to prevent
payment for organs,
UNOS had no waiting list and it was not until 1989
that one was started---it reached only 19,095
patients by 12/31 of that year. With over 117,000
dying souls now waiting, can we morally
justify preventing patients and their families from
donation benefits while
others reap substantial
profits from their body organs, tissues and cells?
Australians to begin using
Financial Incentives to increase donation--kudos!
To submit a letter to the President or
your Congresspersons in favor of fair bio-medical
research funding for your illness, click