Life-giv­ing do­na­tions on the in­crease

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - WELLBEING -

Or­gan do­na­tion is at an all-time high in New Zealand with do­na­tions and trans­plants reach­ing a record num­ber in 2016. Or­gan Do­na­tion New Zealand fig­ures show a 69 per cent in­crease over the past four years, with a to­tal of 61 de­ceased donors in 2016. This com­pares to 53 de­ceased donors in 2015, 46 in 2014, 36 in 2013. From the 61 donors, 181 or­gans were trans­planted.

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