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Facebook and Twitter join US effort to attract a million new organ donor registrations

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 15 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3369
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. Seattle

The White House has launched a series of public-private initiatives to help increase organ donation and fund research into transplantation.

The initiatives aim to boost the number of people who register to become organ donors, increase the number of transplants and improve their outcomes, and fund research into new technology, including biofabrication techniques that may one day make it possible to manufacture replacement tissues and organs. The effort was announced at a White House organ summit held on …

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