August 16, 2013 The official in charge of China's transplant program says that starting in November, the country will begin moving to a voluntary organ donor program.
September 20, 2012 Between May 1 and the middle of September, around 275,000 Facebook users posted their donor status on the site. Now the social network has rolled out the feature in Canada and Mexico to spur donations.
May 23, 2012 There's a persistent shortage of organs for transplantation in this country, and it's getting worse. Federal law bans financial incentives for organ donations. Is it time to reconsider? Some calls and emails from listeners illuminate the range of opinions on the controversial subject.
May 1, 2012 Starting today, the social media giant is letting you add organ-donation status to your timeline. And, if you'd like to become an organ donor, Facebook will direct you to a registry to get started.
May 1, 2012 In a bid to encourage its members to become organ donors, Facebook says that "starting today, you can add that you're an organ donor to your timeline, and share your story about when, where or why you decided to become a donor."